Starting your Career

Whatever stage of your studies you are at, or if you are looking for a career change, these next few pages are designed to give you a real insight into why you should choose to apply to Royds Withy King to start your career in law.


We are really excited to have taken on our first legal apprentices over the last few years. Apprenticeships give you a great opportunity to earn while you learn and offer you fantastic pathways to develop your career in law.

You can see our current apprenticeship vacancies here.

Trainee Solicitors

Applications for training contracts are now closed. We will announce the reopening date here and on our Careers twitter page

Each year we take on between 10 and 12 trainee solicitors onto a 2 year development programme. You can explore our Trainee recruitment pages to learn more about what it’s like to train at Royds Withy King

Vacation Schemes

Applications for our vacation scheme are now open. The application window will close on January 31, 2020. 

Each year we offer voluntary vacation scheme placements across our offices. These placements are aimed at first year undergraduates and beyond and will give you a great insight into what it’s like to practice as a lawyer.

Apply now