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Stone King

  • 4 vacancies
  • 12 trainees
  • 42 partners
  • 250 staff

About Stone King

We know our firm can only succeed with the right people. Our industry focus, including our leading reputation in the charity and education sectors.

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More info

To apply for a training contract at Stone King, you will be required to complete an online application form, which can be found on our current vacancies page.

Please see a timeline our graduate recruitment process below:

10 February – Applications open

22 May – Applications close

23 June – Assessment day (Bath)

25 June – Assessment day (London)

14 July – Final panel interviews (Bath)

16 July – Final panel interviews (London)


Applications to

Mrs Laura Gower

Method of application

Online Application Form

Method of assessment

  • Assessment centre
  • HR-led interview
  • Panel interview
  • Partner interview
  • Presentation
  • Written exercise

Our ethos is based on understanding client’s needs, being good listeners and looking at the big picture. We work together to provide clients with seamless, complementary legal advice covering all aspects of law.

This approach has helped us build a reputation for excellence amongst both private and commercial clients, whilst our strategic focus has made us national leaders in the charity and education sectors.

Stone King is proud to hold Investors in People (IIP) Gold . We are independently recognised as a leading law firm by both Chambers and the Legal 500.

Stone King offers a one-week unpaid insight scheme for second or final-year law and non-law university students in June. The scheme is designed to give you invaluable experience into the world of law. You will meet people from across the firm and get an insight into life as a solicitor.

At SK, our structured scheme offers more than just shadowing fee earners, in addition to the time you spend in your department, you will also have the opportunity to attend various workshops as well as Q&A and networking sessions.

Our 2020 summer insight scheme will take place in our Bath and London offices in June 2020.

Applications will open in Jan/February 2020.

As a trainee at Stone King we look for the best. Our investment in you is to become the future of Stone King and a leader in your chosen area of law. We are national leaders in the fields of charity and social enterprise and education and in addition have highly regarded teams in the private client and business sectors. This level of expertise and choice provides a well-rounded and comprehensive training experience, the foundation of a successful career.

Our training contracts are divided into four seats of six months each, allowing you to get real hands on experience in a team that values your contribution. Our training contracts are designed to give you an overview of key areas experiencing both contentious and non-contentious work with the ability to request seats as you move through your training contract.

This short video gives an insight into life as a trainee solicitor at Stone King.

  • Charity
  • Education
  • Private client
  • Family
  • Dispute resolution
  • Commercial property
  • Corporate
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • General Commercial
  • General Practice
  • Niche

Practice Areas

Extra info

13 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HJ
Phone: 01225 337599
Email: recruitment@stoneking.co.uk
Web: www.stoneking.co.uk
Work placement: Yes
Number of work placements: 10
Minimum qualification: 2.1
Start salary: £23,000 (Bath), £30,000 (London)
Starting salary: £23,000
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