Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, we run a Legal Work Placement programme every summer in each office, to give prospective trainees a really good insight into what it’s like to work here and life as a solicitor. If you are looking to join us, we would recommend that you undertake a work placement with us, as a high number of training contracts are offered through this route.
There are approximately 60 placements available each year across the 12 offices where we currently offer Legal Work Placements and training contracts.
Applications for the 2025 Legal Work Placement close on 2 January 2024.
We look for creative thinkers, innovators and people with ambition, focus and determination. You will also need to be meticulous, with a good eye for detail and have the ability to build strong relationships with your colleagues and clients.
We run two placements through June and July each year. We don't accommodate placements outside of these dates. Each placement usually lasts one week and during this you will get to experience a number of our client service areas.
No. When you apply for a Legal Work Placement, your application is also submitted for a training contract. These are both assessed in the same way, and we only permit candidates to apply once during one academic year.
The Legal Work Placement is open to graduates, and undergraduates who are in at least their penultimate year of a law degree, or their final year of a non-law degree.
You'll receive our Living Wage rate for the time you're with us.