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Applications will open on 1 November 2023. Candidates will need to submit a CV and complete our online application form which will focus on some of the key skills that we look for in our lawyers and help us to identify candidates who understand and share our values.
We don't review applications on a rolling basis so please don't rush yours. Take your time to research us so that your application is as detailed as possible and really demonstrates why you want to work with us and what you can bring to Moore Barlow. Sign up to attend our open evenings and insight sessions where you'll find out more about us and what we look for.
Once the deadline has passed, we will review all applications and shortlist those that we wish to bring forward for a video interview. After the video interviews have finished we will invite successful candidates to attend an assessment day.
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Ms Debbie Moors
Method of applicationOnline Application Form
Method of assessment
- Assessment centre
- Panel interview
- Telephone interview
- Video interview
- Written exercise
We are human first in everything we do. We care deeply about our teams, their career development and our clients. With our positive friendly nature, each of our employees makes our firm an incredible place to work and are encouraged to develop and innovate new ideas to help build our collective success.
As an employee, it’s important to understand the strategic direction of the firm, and your role in helping to achieve it. We encourage our people to be open about their ideas and views and to tell us what they think. Everyone at Moore Barlow has a part to play in our success.
We value our staff and pride ourselves in making this a great place to work. We like to offer our staff a clear career path and are keen to support all our employees with continuous development.
When recruiting trainees we aim to identify candidates who have the potential to eventually become partners within the firm. Ours is a long-term commitment during which you will be given every opportunity to excel. We have no stereotype in mind when recruiting trainees. We value and encourage different types of people because we believe this leads to innovation and strength.
You will be given every opportunity to take on responsibility as your knowledge and experience increases. We encourage client contact early in your career. We will support you during your training but also expect you to take responsibility for your own learning and for developing additional skills.
We encourage and support a healthy work-life balance, and want you to enjoy not only your professional life but also the lifestyle benefits of working close to the countryside, the sea, and with easy access to London. We have an open door policy where you can approach anyone in the firm to ask for assistance, information or guidance. We know that a positive and committed team, working together with mutual respect, creates a better working environment for everyone.
If you are looking for a career opportunity in a vibrant, busy law firm with a reputation for delivering consistently excellent work, look no further than Moore Barlow.
Joining us in either March or September, your training will normally be organised as four seats, each lasting six months. The allocation of seats depends on demand and the commercial needs of each business team. We try and take your preferences into account when allocating seats and ensure that you gain broad experience across our specialisms.
You will receive performance reviews at the end of each seat and will be able to discuss progress with the early careers manager and training principal. In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer:
- excellent training and support;
- a competitive salary;
- 25 days' holiday each year, plus three additional days off over Christmas;
- Group life assurance cover;
- private health insurance; and
- private pension and a range of other exciting benefits!
The firm will transition to SQE from 2026. Any trainee who joins us in 2026 will need to complete the SQE unless they have already completed the LPC. For applicants who have already completed or are studying the LPC, you will complete the PSC during the course of your training contract.
We are an inclusive employer and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. This not only ensures we attract people from different backgrounds, but also ensures that our services are provided by people who genuinely represent the rich culture of the UK. We believe that investing in our people will help us deliver the very best service to our clients.
Our culture is open, diverse and inclusive; it’s an environment of belonging, where people can thrive and be the best version of themselves. We strive to nurture our people and offer enjoyable, fulfilling and sustainable careers. This includes providing the best training, great pay and rewards, and a good work-life balance.
We fund both SQE1 and 2 and contribute an equivalent amount to the cost of the LPC.
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- Commercial dispute resolution
- Insolvency & restructuring
- Major trauma
- Medical negligence
- Personal injury
- Private wealth
- Private wealth disputes
- Residential property
- Rural property
- Schools & charities
- Corporate & Commercial
- General Commercial
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Company & commercial
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Corporate finance/mergers & acquisitions
Sponsored by Baker McKenzie. Corporate finance lawyers advise companies on all aspects of the buying and selling of whole businesses or business assets.
Corporate tax involves involves advising clients on the tax risks associated with acquiring, selling or restructuring assets.
Sponsored by RPC. Commercial litigators represent and advise commercial clients when disputes arise from joint venture projects, civil fraud, commercial and banking transactions, corporate governance, financial services regulation and professional negligence.
Employment, pensions & incentives
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Housing/landlord & tenant
Sponsored by Trowers & Hamlins LLP. Relationships between the owners and occupiers of properties, both residential and commercial, can be fraught with problems.
Immigration lawyers deal with all legal matters relating to immigration and nationality.
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Sponsored by Charles Russell Speechlys LLP. Private client solicitors looks after the affairs of individual clients and trustees, managing all aspects of their personal wealth.
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