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Please see a timeline our graduate recruitment process below:
3 February – Applications open
30 April – Applications close
22 June – Assessment day (Bath)
25 June – Assessment day (London)
14 July – Final panel interviews (Bath)
16 July – Final panel interviews (London)
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Method of applicationOnline application form
Method of assessment
- Assessment centre
- HR-led interview
- Panel interview
- Partner interview
- 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 on 3 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.
- Private client
- Dispute resolution
- Commercial property
- Corporate & Commercial
- General Commercial
- General Practice
Agriculture & rural issues
It is unsurprising that some of the country's strongest agricultural law practices are to be found in rural regions.
Charities lawyers advising the not-for-profit and social enterprise sector cover wills and trusts to commercial and real estate law.
Commercial property/real estate
Commercial property lawyers work on a wide range of transactions including offices, retail developments and infrastructure projects.
Construction & engineering
Contentious construction work involves the resolution of disputes while non-contentious work involves drafting and negotiating contracts and advising on projects.
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.
Housing/landlord & tenant
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.
Restructuring and insolvency lawyers are necessary when a company, individual or other organisation is in financial difficulties.
IP barristers advise on issues that range from commercial exploitation and infringement disputes to IP rights in large commercial transactions.
Private client solicitors looks after the affairs of individual clients and trustees, managing all aspects of their personal wealth.
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