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We recruit only from our vacation scheme and so to bag a training contract, candidates should apply for and undertake the vacation scheme first. The deadline to apply is 31 January 2020 for training contracts starting in September 2022. The firm is currently reviewing their selection process but expects there to be an online assessment and then an assessment day for the shortlisted applicants. There are around 20 vacation scheme places available. Vacation schemes take place during June and July during which you will have your second interview for a training contract.
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Mrs Alix Balfe-Skinner
Method of applicationOnline application form
Method of assessment
- Assessment centre
- Panel interview
- Psychometric testing
- Written exercise
Taylor Vinters is an international law firm supporting the businesses which drive the innovation economy, and the entrepreneurs and private wealth that underpin them. Our passion for working with innovators and entrepreneurs is a mind-set, not a sector or a market. It is about being part of a tribe – our people, clients and collaborators – who think and have the courage to behave in the same way. To understand more about our strategy and culture, take a look at www.significant-times.com.
Our practice is global, operating from innovation clusters in the UK and Asia. Key practice areas include: corporate, commercial and technology, IP, commercial disputes, employment, insolvency, competition, commercial real estate, charities and social ventures, funding and growth, private real estate, matrimonial, trusts and estates.
In our trainees we look for people who are brimming with enthusiasm and passion for what they do. You’ll also need a pragmatic outlook and commercial awareness as our clients rely on their business brains as much as legal expertise. More information on life at Taylor Vinters can be found across our social channels YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn.
Our vacation scheme runs during June and July and lasts for two weeks. You’ll spend time in two different departments, in our Cambridge and London offices, providing a fantastic opportunity to get first-hand experience of what it is like to work at Taylor Vinters. It may only be two weeks, but it will be an intense and exciting period of discovery – for you and for us.
Our applications will open in the autumn with up to 20 places offered each year. We hire only from our vacation scheme and to qualify, you must to be an undergraduate or postgraduate student who can start a training contract with us within two years.
Your development programme will be tailored around your skills, interests and aspirations and you’ll experience real client work, responsibility and high levels of autonomy from an early stage as well as support through expert advice from some of the industry’s most forward thinking lawyers.
During your two-year programme, you’ll complete four seats in different legal disciplines, in our Cambridge and London offices, to help you decide which aspects of the law interest you most. During your training contract, you’ll also complete your Professional Skills Course (PSC), which we’ll pay for.
Please note that we recruit only from our vacation scheme.
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- Commercial disputes
- Commercial real estate
- Social ventures
- Private real estate
- Corporate & Commercial
- General Commercial
- General Practice
Advertising & marketing
A fresh and exciting area of legal practice, specialist lawyers provide copy clearance advice and work with big-brand clients.
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.
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.
Company & commercial
Commercial lawyers focus on trade, from commercial agreements about supply, manufacture and distribution to identifying the best routes to market.
Competition & EU law
Competition and regulatory work includes merger control, regulatory and court proceedings, issues arising from sector-specific regulation and utility procurement issues.
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.
Energy & natural resources
The energy sector is an important part of the legal landscape and is making more headlines than ever before.
Family lawyers deal with diverse issues including marriage, civil partnerships, cohabitation, separation, divorce, financial claims and pre and post-nuptial agreements.
IP barristers advise on issues that range from commercial exploitation and infringement disputes to IP rights in large commercial transactions.
The life sciences sector combines a diverse range of practice areas, demanding advice in areas like food, healthcare and biotechnology.
Media & entertainment
Among the different types of client in this area are performers, managers and agents, artists, theatres, broadcasters and publishers.
Outsourcing involves the transfer of projects and functions to specialist third-party providers in return for a fee.
Private client solicitors looks after the affairs of individual clients and trustees, managing all aspects of their personal wealth.
Lawyers specialising in professional negligence disputes will handle claims ranging from the relatively low-value to the absolutely enormous.
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|Has overseas secondments:||Yes|