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|Minimum qualification:||2.1 degree|
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Application details and method of selection
Applications for training contracts to start in September 2020 should be made between July and August 2018.
Firm description and career prospects
Hewitsons LLP is ranked among the UK's foremost regional law firms with 46 partners and centres in Northampton, Cambridge, London and Milton Keynes. We offer training contracts at the Northampton and Cambridge offices.
Types of work
The firm has a strong reputation in a range of specialisms and a national and international client base, particularly in Europe and across North America. Its areas of noted expertise include corporate and commercial work, technology, employment, competition law, property, construction, planning, environment, insolvency, bioscience, agriculture, tax, trusts, and charities.
Who should apply
The firm welcomes applications from candidates who have achieved a high standard of academic success, with a minimum of a 2.1 degree, and who are bright, personable, have initiative and enjoy working as part of a team.
The firm operates a vacation scheme and placements are available throughout the year. You should apply between January and February and places get filled quite quickly.
Training contract programme
Training contracts are offered at Northampton and Cambridge, where trainees complete four placements of six months each in a range of different legal specialisms. During each seat, the trainee is supervised closely by a partner or senior solicitor and progress is monitored on a day-by-day basis as well as in a formal three-monthly review, carried out mid-seat and at end of seat. The firm provides a comprehensive induction programme specifically tailored for the needs of trainee solicitors. The PSC is coupled with an extensive programme of trainee solicitors' seminars provided by specialist in-house lawyers.
Private Wealth, Agriculture, Corporate, Employment, Dispute Resolution, Property, Construction.
Type of practice
Corporate & Commercial, General Commercial, General Practice, Niche
Cambridge, London, Milton Keynes, Northampton