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Taylor Walton LLP

4 vacancies
7 trainees
28 partners
160 staff
Progressive and substantial practice, providing specialist advice to commercial and private clients.

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More info

Application procedure: Taylor Walton application form. Please visit our join us section on our website for more details.

How to apply

Applications to

Mrs Stephanie Simon

Method of application

Employer application form

Method of assessment

  • HR-led interview
  • Partner interview
  • Presentation
  • Psychometric testing
  • Written exercise

A highly respected regional firm strategically located in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire offering a real alternative to training and working in the City without compromising on the quality of work.

Our practice provides legal solutions to a wide range of clients including FTSE 350 companies, public and private sector organisations, charities and high-net worth individuals. Expertise is organised into departments yet with the flexibility to form teams of advisors from different practice areas to best meet our clients' needs.

Technical expertise is not enough; our fee earners need to offer pragmatic solutions and so there is an emphasis on problem-solving, commercial acumen and an ability to genuinely appreciate our clients' circumstances and priorities. Our broad client base provies the opportunity to develop skills working directly with business owners as well as with individuals.

We support the development of individual talent and contribution, allowing everyone the opportunity to carve out their own career path within a progressive environment.

Who should apply

We welcome applications from individuals offering a mix of strong academic ability, commercial acumen, self-motivation, enthusiasm and attributes developed through outside interests. We are proud of our high retention rate of trainees into qualified positions and so are particularly interested to hear from individuals who are committed to developing a career with us beyond qualification and who demonstrate the potential to contribute to the firm's growth through new business initiatives. We have a successful career development track record, seeing trainees develop into highly skilled rounded practitioners. 

Previous winner - LawCareers.Net Regional Law Firm Best Trainee Trainer 2020 and LawCareers.Net Regional Law Firm Best Trainee Recruiter

We are delighted to welcome a small number of individuals to join our summer placement scheme; those keen to find out what it might be like to work with us and who are looking to join the firm at our next trainee intake. The summer placement scheme runs for two weeks each July. Attendees experience time in two different departments and are given realistic and meaningful tasks working closely with an experienced solicitor; legal research, attending client meetings, drafting and observing negotiations.

Our summer placement scheme application form and more information is available on our website .

Our trainees gain in-depth experience by completing six months in each of four practice seats. Trained partner supervisors ensure that our trainees receive a variety of work, are given early responsibility, are challenged and have the opportunity to develop their technical expertise as well as practical practice skills. Each trainee is regularly appraised throughout each seat allowing the exchange of feedback and constructive support to aid future development.

We offer our new trainees a tailored and comprehensive induction programme on joining. Our buddy scheme ensures that new trainees are made to feel a part of the firm even before joining, by being kept up-to-date with firm news and invited to attend social events during the wait between acceptance of an offer and starting.

Interviews take place in August.

Our training contract application form is available on our Taylor Walton application form

Capped contribution towards LPC fees.

  • Corporate & commercial
  • Commercial real estate
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Employment
  • Private wills & trusts
  • Residential conveyancing
  • Family
  • General Commercial
  • General Practice
  • Corporate & Commercial

Practice Areas

Extra info

28-44 Alma Street, Luton, LU1 2PL
Phone: 01582 731161
Email: [email protected]
Work placement: Yes
Number of work placements: 6
Minimum qualification: 2.1 degree in law or another subject and a first time pass on the LPC
Start salary: Competitive
Fees paid for:
  • LPC
Turnover: £8,300,000 (2012)
Retention rate: 100% (2019)
  • St Albans
  • Harpenden
  • Luton