Applying

Details of how to apply for our opportunities

Training contracts

Who can apply?

Training contracts are open to anyone in their penultimate or final year of a law degree, or final year of study of a non-law degree. We also welcome applications from postgraduates and individuals who have pursued other careers before committing to the legal profession.

Application process

If we're impressed by your application form, we'll ask you to complete our online critical reasoning test and invite you to an interview. Do well and we'll ask you to take part in an assessment day.

We have implemented the RARE contextual recruitment system into our graduate selection process. By contextualising the performance of applicants, the tool aims to enable us to identify 'stand-out' candidates, regardless of background.

 

Application dates

Commencing March 2023 and September 2023

Applications open: 1 October 2020

Applications close: 31 July 2021

Placement schemes

Who can apply?

Placement schemes are open to anyone in their penultimate year or final year of a law degree, or final year of study of a non-law degree. We also welcome applications from postgraduates and individuals who have pursued other careers before committing to the legal profession.

Application process

You should complete our online application form.  If we're impressed by your application, we'll ask you to complete our online critical reasoning test and invite you to an interview.

If we offer you a place on our placement scheme after the interview, we'll automatically consider you for a training contract which means that you'll take part in a formal assessment day during your placement.

 

Application dates

Winter placement scheme

14 December – 18 December 2020

Applications open: 1 October 2020

Applications close: 8 November 2020

Spring placement scheme

6 April – 16 April 2021

Applications open: 1 October 2020

Applications close: 31 January 2021

Summer placement schemes

14 June – 25 June 2021

28 June – 9 July 2021

12 July – 23 July 2021

Applications open: 1 October 2020

Applications close: 31 January 2021

 

Open days

Who can apply?

Open days are suitable for anyone currently studying at undergraduate level or beyond. This includes first year students through to post graduates.

Application process

If you want to apply for one of our virtual or office open days, you can complete our online application form.

Application dates

Applications open: 1 October 2020
Applications close: 31 January 2021

Virtual open days

26 November 2020
9 December 2020

London office open days

20 January 2021
17 March 2021

Apprenticeships

Who can apply?

You can apply if you are in year 12 completing your A-levels or have progressed beyond this point. 

Application process

You should complete our online application form.  If we're impressed by your application, we'll ask you to complete our online critical reasoning test and invite you to an interview. Do well and we'll ask you to take part in an assessment day.

Application dates

Commencing September 2021

Applications open: 1 October 2020
Applications close: 31 December 2020

Scholarships

Who can apply?

Scholarships are open to anyone who is applying to study a law degree in September / October 2021 in the UK and meets our eligibility criteria.

Application process

If we're impressed by your application form, we'll ask you to complete our online critical reasoning test and invite you to an interview. Do well and we'll ask you to take part in an assessment day.

 

Application dates

Commencing September/October 2021

Applications open: 1 October 2020

Applications close: 31 December 2020

Bright Sparks

Who can apply?

You can apply if you are in year 12 completing your A-levels and meet our eligible criteria.

Application process

To apply please complete our online application form.

There are only 10 places on each work experience programme, so make sure the application form is as well-prepared as possible!

Application dates

Legal and other roles

2 August - 6 August 2021
Applications open: 1 January 2021
Applications close: 31 March 2021

Secretarial roles

February 2021
Applications open: 1 December 2020
Applications close: 31 December 2020