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Lawrence Stephens Limited

4 vacancies
9 trainees
23 partners
87 staff

We provide high quality, specialist legal services across the legal spectrum. Our lawyers are driven, enthusiastic, approachable and commercially aware.

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More info

We are welcoming applications for our September 2023 trainee solicitor intake.

Please send your CV and a cover letter to trainee recruitment at [email protected].

The closing date for applications is 30 November 2022. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted or processed. 

Unfortunately because of the volume of applications we receive, we aren't able to give status updates.  However, we will endeavour to contact you within three months of the closing date if you are to be invited for an interview.

Thank you for your interest in working at Lawrence Stephens.

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Lawrence Stephens is a commercial full-service law firm located in Farringdon, London EC1. We provide high-quality, specialist legal services for matters related to real estate, real estate finance and banking, family, employment, corporate and commercial, construction and development finance, private wealth and succession planning, dispute resolution and business restructuring and insolvency.

We work with a range of corporate and private clients from private companies, financial institutions and SMEs, to entrepreneurs, executives and high-net-worth individuals. The sectors in which we operate are diverse and include property, retail, sport, leisure and technology.

Established in 1997 by our three founding partners, Steven Bernstein, Lawrence Kelly and Stephen Messias, Lawrence Stephens has enjoyed continued success and growth ever since. Our lawyers are driven, enthusiastic, approachable and commercially aware.

Our team is close-knit, friendly and sociable; we believe that staff wellbeing is of paramount importance which is why we regularly arrange company social events and have a dedicated team of mental health guardians.

Everyone at Lawrence Stephens has the chance to make a difference; we are passionate about supporting the community, protecting the environment and promoting diversity. We also run charitable initiatives throughout the year to raise funds for our nominated charity.

When you join Lawrence Stephens, you will be given responsibility and autonomy from your first day and will be supported through each stage of your career development by experienced and understanding senior staff. We guarantee that you will have boundless opportunities to achieve and accelerate your legal career at our firm.

Trainees at Lawrence Stephens are given varied, well-rounded training and will have regular reviews with the training director to assess their progress and development.

As well as a sound academic background and high levels of personal achievement, we look for drive and commitment, independence, creative thinking and personality.

We like our trainees to stay with us when their training contract finishes and embark on the first stage of their legal career with Lawrence Stephens.

Lawrence Stephens is committed to promoting diversity. We have a robust diversity policy and all members of the firm undertake annual equality and diversity training to ensure that our principles are understood and endorsed.

In order to maintain and ensure diversity:

  • we recruit from the widest possible talent pool;
  • we communicate and practice, internally and externally, the principles of the diversity policy that we have developed; and
  • we monitor diversity levels.
  • Real estate
  • Residential real estate
  • Real estate investment
  • Construction & development finance
  • Family
  • Corporate & commercial
  • Private wealth & succession planning
  • Real estate finance & banking
  • Employment
  • Dispute resolution
  • Business restructuring & insolvency
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • General Commercial

Practice Areas

Extra info

50 Farringdon Road, London, EC1M 3HE
Phone: 020 7936 8888
Email: [email protected]
Work placement: No
Minimum qualification: 2.1
  • London