The Facts

  • Est. 1948
  • Over 80 staff members
  • 54% of our employees have been with us for 5 years or more
  • 33% of our employees have been with us for 10 years or more
  • 15% of our employees have been with us for 20 years or more

At Ward & Rider we value our employees as much as we value our clients, and we understand that without them, we would not be able to offer such excellent levels of client care. The hard work and dedication of all of our employees is what has helped to build such a trustworthy firm with a brilliant reputation, and we want to continue to find people who share our passion for doing the best for our clients.

We offer a work environment that aims to nurture it’s employees so that they can do their very best and always feel that they have someone to help when they need it. At Ward & Rider we value the wellbeing of each of our employees, lawyers and support staff alike and this is why we don’t work long hours and we don’t work weekends; we understand the importance of a work/life balance and that if our employees are rested and focused then their performance will be outstanding.

The Benefits of Working at Ward & Rider

23 days holiday + Bank Holidays

Additional holiday over the Christmas & New Year period

Extra day off for your birthday

Additional holiday for continued service

Bonus Scheme*

Full induction training

Funding for Practicing Certificates

Work Place Pension Scheme

Death in service scheme

Simply Health cash health plan

myWellbeing – GP, counselling and more

Free parking*

City centre location

Annual office day out

Dress down every Friday

*Dependent on role

Here’s What Our Employees Think

Asking questions is encouraged and working as a team is celebrated so I have been able to learn so much in my time here and have always felt supported.

Office Administrator

My career has gone from strength to strength at Ward & Rider and I attribute that to the trust and quality of training that I have received and continue to receive.

PI Associate