Gateley Plc

Gateley Plc Returner Programme

Location:          Manchester and Leeds

Start date:         February 2019

Programme:     6-month paid returnship

Part of the Law Returners Programme

About Gateley Plc

Gateley Plc is a leading national law lead professional services company. Operating in 8 UK cities and with an office in Dubai, they help clients meet their commercial goals through the delivery of clear and pragmatic legal and professional services advice and solutions.

In 2015 Gateley made legal history by becoming the first UK law firm to list on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. As a plc, Gateley is able to fulfil its growth strategy: differentiate, incentivise and diversify.

Gateley is a full-service legal business which is home to market-leading real estate, corporate, banking & finance, commercial dispute resolution and corporate recovery practices.

Gateley is committed to the regional communities in which it is based, and actively supports a number of causes both nationally and regionally. The firm has a reputation as a friendly and sociable place to work and is committed to equality and diversity throughout its offices.

What Is Gateley Plc Offering?

Gateley Plc is offering a supported route back into the legal profession. As part of the Law Returners programme you will have an internal mentor, Career Returners Coaching support provided by Women Returners, technical support from the Law Society, a buddy for your day to day questions and you will also benefit from a peer support group.

They are keen to speak with qualified lawyers at all levels who are looking to return to work in the legal sector following a professional legal career break of 12 months or more.

Their Manchester and Leeds offices are full service and they are eager to hear from individuals offering past experience in any of the following areas:



 Manchester & Leeds:

Gateley Plc actively supports employees needing flexible working arrangements to meet work and life commitments. Currently 43% of their employees work flexibly in one way or another. They encourage applications from all individuals including those who may wish to discuss a flexible working pattern.

To Apply

Please go to their Careers page to apply:

Closing date for applications has been extended to 2 December at 23.59.

Gateley Plc are more than happy to answer any queries. Please contact Katie Cannon, HR Advisor for Manchester and Leeds on 0161 836 7914 or

For overall Law Returners programme questions, please email

Agency applications will not be accepted.

Equal Opportunities

Gateley PLC is committed both to promoting equality and diversity in the firm and to Equal Opportunities in employment. The firm believes in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, and national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender re-assignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment.

At Gateley Plc they seek to attract and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, to create an exciting and rewarding place to work. Their aim is to fulfil everyone’s potential and together to achieve personal and business goals.