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- Applications to: Ms Carole Wigley
- Method of application: Online application form
- Method of assessment:
Training contract to commence 2018: 17/07/2016
|Minimum qualification:||2.1 and 320 UCAS points|
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Application details and method of selection
Freeths LLP training contract application form is available here. The application process for the direct entry training programme will re-open on 5 January 2016 and close on 17 July 2016 to receive applications for training contracts commencing in 2018. The application process for the training contract with part-time study programme will open on 1 December 2015 and close on 28 February 2016 for starting dates in September 2016.
Firm description and career prospects
Freeths is a national law firm. Tracing its origins in the East Midlands back to 1805, the firm became Nottingham's largest firm in 1994, and has since pursued its dynamic strategy of becoming a regional law firm, with successful offices now also established in Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Oxford, Sheffield and Stoke. While Freeths is a heavyweight commercial firm, serving a wide variety of corporate and institutional clients, there is also a strong commitment to a broad range of legal services, which includes a substantial private client element. This enables us to give a breadth of experience in training which is not always available in firms of a similar size.
Types of work
The firm covers a wide range of work and is organised into four divisions: real estate and construction, commercial services, private client and personal litigation.
To find out what it is like to work at Freeths LLP read the firm's Meet the Lawyer profile.
Discretionary LPC funding on the direct entry training programme. GDL and LPC fees are paid on the training contract with part-time study programme.
Type of practice
General Commercial, General Practice, Corporate & Commercial
Nottingham, Leicester, Leeds, Derby, Manchester, Birmingham, Stoke upon Trent, Sheffield, Milton Keynes, Oxford and London.
Diversity access schemes
Black Lawyers’ Directory, Black Solicitors' Network, IntoUniversity, Pathways to Law