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How do I apply?

You can apply by filling in an online application form. 

When do assessments take place?

Late July/early August

When do we find out if we’ve been successful?

We aim to inform you either the same day as the assessment or as soon as possible after.

Where will the seats be?

Either in Corporate Commercial, Commercial Property, Commercial Litigation, Employment, Family, IP/IT, Planning or Private Client. If you are in East Anglia there may also be a seat in estates which covers real estate and private client work.

What areas of law does the firm specialise in?

The Legal 500 recognises us as prominent players in corporate law, commercial litigation, commercial property and employment. We also have specialist teams in planning, tax, intellectual property, regulatory, property litigation, international arbitration, insolvency and corporate recovery, landed estates, and academy conversions amongst others. You can see our full range of sectors and services here.

Does it matter where I do my LPC or SQE?

No

Should I take any specific electives?

It will be most useful to your training contract with the firm, should you gain one, to take electives in the areas the firm specialises in.

Do you offer paralegal vacancies?

We do on occasion have paralegal roles and these would be advertised in our vacancies section.

Which law fairs is the firm attending?

To be confirmed.

What social events does the firm organise for trainees?

We have an annual summer party for current and future trainees which particularly gives future trainees an opportunity to get to know those trainees they will be working with. In addition, every year we have a firm wide AGM every year, plus local office Christmas parties. We also have regular social events organised on an office by office basis and by Practice Group.

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