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16 vacancies
21 trainees
52 partners
460 staff

Talbots is a full service independent law firm, an employee-owned trust, and one of the top 20 law firms to work for in the UK.

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To be eligible to apply for our summer vacation scheme you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • have a degree (or post-graduate studies) in law;
  • have (or be committed to undertaking) your LPC or SQE1;
  • be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in training and specialising in at least one of the “Business Services” practice areas; and
  • be available to attend the full week of at least one of the summer vacation scheme weeks.

You can apply by downloading completing the vacation scheme application form and sending this to us via email to [email protected] along with a copy of your CV.

Applications to

Rachel Pardoe

Method of application

Employer Application Form

Method of assessment

  • HR-led interview
  • Partner interview
  • Presentation
  • Telephone interview
  • Video interview

Talbots Law is a full-service law firm which began life as a conveyancing practice in Stourbridge in the early 1990's. 

In the decades since, we have added a full range of legal specialisms to our offer, with 460 staff spread across 11 offices in the central region. We expect to turnover roughly £30 million in 2024 and have been able to offer a fantastic employee benefits package, alongside clear progression pathways for new starters, that have inspired some of our longest-serving team members to devote more than 20 years of their career to Talbots Law. 

Training contracts in business services will involve rotations across the following practice areas:

  • corporate and commercial law
  • dispute resolution
  • employment
  • insolvency
  • commercial property and franchising
  • residential and commercial development

Talbots Law is committed to ensuring its hiring and employment experience is as inclusive as possible. We pride ourselves on the diversity of our team and the diversity of the opportunities we offer across our 11 offices. With regards to this process, please make us aware if any additional support is needed for accessibility and please rest assured that our offices are disability-friendly. 

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • General Commercial
  • General Practice
  • Legal Aid

Practice Areas

Extra info

Ground Floor, Unit 7 Waterfront Business Park Waterfront Way, Brierley Hill, DY5 1LX
Phone: 01384985789
Email: [email protected]
Training programmes offered:
  • Solicitor apprenticeship
  • Training contract/QWE
Work placement: Yes
Start salary: £27,500
  • Bewdley
  • Brierley Hill
  • Codsall
  • Coventry
  • Dudley
  • Edgbaston
  • Halesowen
  • Kidderminster
  • Stourbridge
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcester