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Druces has opportunities for one candidate for each 2022 intake; March 2022 and September 2022.
Please follow the simple step-by-step process which is found on our training contract webpage. To apply, download one of our application forms, complete it and return to our team along with a covering email.
Successful applicants will be invited to an assessment day at our office and will get to meet our current trainees. You will be asked to do a written test, short individual presentation and short group presentation. Successful assessment day candidates will be invited to begin the first-stage interview process. The final part is a second-stage interview.
We regret that at the present time, we are unable to provide funding for the LPC.
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Ms Teresa Randles
Method of applicationEmployer application form
Method of assessment
- Panel interview
- Written exercise
Druces may be over 250 years old, but we invest a great deal of time and resources into staying current and modern, while maintaining one of our firm’s founding beliefs; of providing first-class client services. We want to be a firm that leads the debate in our chosen industry sectors and to that end, we are involved in a number of sector collaborations which position Druces as a thought leader, market commentator and recognised sector participant.
Our approach is guided by four principles. The first, that we are partner-led which provides a close-knit and collegiate feel to our clients and employees. Secondly, our size of firm means we have nimble, attentive and well-informed lawyers who can provide a consistent client experience. Thirdly, our legal advice is and will always be practical, tailored, clear and concise. Lastly, clients to us are individuals and we take pride in taking the time to better understand the issues they face, so that we can support and deliver the best service for them.
Please visit our website to gain a better understanding of our sectors and approach - www.druces.com/our-approach.
We want to see bright creative minds join our expanding team. Druces values people skills and creativity as much as high marks and academic achievement. Trainee recruitment is an important process for us as it gives us the opportunity to recruit people whom we hope will grow with us. Druces wants to recruit dedicated and committed individuals who want to contribute to the continuing success of Druces and develop extremely rewarding careers.
Unlike larger firms, Druces provides opportunities for much more hands-on experience and one-on-one attention from our highly experienced solicitors. As a Druces trainee you will get a first-class legal grounding and access to experienced lawyers and partners.
We will work with you and help you to become the most astute and commercial lawyer you can possibly be. You will spend six-month stages in the following four practice areas:
Real estate; litigation and dispute resolution; private client; and corporate and commercial.
- Real estate
- Dispute resolution
- Private client
- Corporate & commercial
- Corporate & Commercial
- General Commercial
Banking & finance
Banking and finance involves many financial products, from bank loans to companies to highly structured financing arrangements across multiple jurisdictions.
Capital markets lawyers work with transactions involving the issue of debt or equity securities to the public or investors.
Charities lawyers advising the not-for-profit and social enterprise sector cover wills and trusts to commercial and real estate law.
Company & commercial
Commercial lawyers focus on trade, from commercial agreements about supply, manufacture and distribution to identifying the best routes to market.
Construction & engineering
Contentious construction work involves the resolution of disputes while non-contentious work involves drafting and negotiating contracts and advising on projects.
Corporate finance/mergers & acquisitions
Corporate finance lawyers advise companies on all aspects of the buying and selling of whole businesses or business assets.
Corporate tax involves advising on the most tax-efficient means of acquiring, selling or restructuring assets.
Commercial litigation involves the resolution of disputes in the corporate and commercial sphere.
Employment, pensions & incentives
Employment lawyers work across all areas of employment law, including handling discrimination, staff restructuring and whistleblowing issues.
Restructuring and insolvency lawyers are necessary when a company, individual or other organisation is in financial difficulties.
Insurance and reinsurance is an integral part of commercial activity throughout the world.
IP barristers advise on issues that range from commercial exploitation and infringement disputes to IP rights in large commercial transactions.
The term ‘Islamic finance’ refers to a system of banking that is consistent with Sharia law.
Private client solicitors looks after the affairs of individual clients and trustees, managing all aspects of their personal wealth.