Ward Hadaway is a northern-based, client-focused legal firm that believes in the strength of its people and business. With offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester, the firm has a substantial client base of regional, national and international clients from both the private and public sectors.
We have a vast depth of expertise and experience to meet the diverse needs of all the clients we work for, whether they are businesses, built environment sector specialists, healthcare providers, public sector organisations or private individuals. We recognise that an exceptional service can only be provided by exceptional people, which is why we strive to recruit, recognise and reward the very best in legal talent.
Our approach is firmly commercial, with a clear focus applied to delivering the outcomes our clients require in the most appropriate and cost-effective way. We value our client and workforce diversity, and our trainees have the opportunity to interact and work with some of the best lawyers and specialists in the country, who support and inspire them every day.
As a trainee, you’ll be offered varied and challenging work from our portfolio, within a friendly and open culture. Ward Hadaway is invested in supporting the development of its people, as well as recruiting and maintaining talent across all areas of the business.
Trainees can apply for NQ roles three months prior to the end of their training and, in 2023, we have retained 100% of our qualifiers.