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All applications should be made via the Langleys' online recruitment portal and should include your CV and a covering letter. Candidates will also be prompted to answer a number of application questions which will be assessed as part of the shortlisting process.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a first stage interview with our training principal and a member of the HR team.
If successful following the first stage interview, candidates will be progressed to the second and final stage assessment. This consists of a presentation and interview with three partners of the firm and a written exercise.
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Method of applicationOnline application form
Method of assessment
- Panel interview
- Partner interview
- Written exercise
Langleys Solicitors LLP are an ambitious full service firm with established offices in York and Lincoln and a newly formed team in Manchester.
Our vision is to be a UK top 100 law firm recognised for our quality, service excellence and employee engagement.
We pride ourselves on the high standards of service we deliver for our clients and strive for sustainable growth whilst living by core principles including commitment, working in partnership, mutual respect, integrity and quality.
We have prominent and highly regarded commercial, private and insurance law divisions. This enables us to offer excellent opportunities for rotations between different areas of practice as part of our training contract and work experience programmes, along with the chance to learn from some of the leading minds across a range of disciplines.
Alongside strong performance levels and high ambitions, the firm is consistently cited by staff for it’s friendly, welcoming and supportive environment making it an ideal choice to launch or further develop a career in the legal field.
We offer a number of work placements once a year during the summer, which usually last for three days. The placement consists of a day each in a selection of departments and is a great opportunity for you to meet people who work here already, get an insight into what goes on and confirm if a career in law and working at Langleys is really for you. Preference is given to those individuals who also apply for a training contract.
Four six-month seats in a variety of areas including commercial, private law and insurance*
'Contact days' and 'buddy scheme' provide support right from the outset
Structured learning and development plus dedicated supervision and mentoring
Exposure to a variety of quality work to develop your legal, practical and commercial skills.
*York office only
- Corporate & Commercial
- General Commercial
- General Practice
- Legal Aid
Agriculture & rural issues
It is unsurprising that some of the country's strongest agricultural law practices are to be found in rural regions.
Banking & finance
Banking and finance involves many financial products, from bank loans to companies to highly structured financing arrangements across multiple jurisdictions.
Clinical negligence lawyers advise on instances of injury or death arising from incorrect or inadequate medical treatment or diagnosis.
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.
Family lawyers deal with diverse issues including marriage, civil partnerships, cohabitation, separation, divorce, financial claims and pre and post-nuptial agreements.
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.
Personal injury law falls under the law of tort and involves civil claims brought to obtain compensation for injuries.
|Training contract applications:||368 (2014)|
|Retention rate:||75% (2018)|