Applications for 2018 Training Contracts are now closed. We are currently taking applications for the 2019 and 2020 intake. When sending your application, please apply by email if possible and specify your preferred year of commencement in the subject header.
What we look for: We recognise the importance of contributing to the next generation of Solicitors and as a leading local law firm, we are proud to offer excellent training and support. Trainee Solicitors also provide a valuable resource to our busy Firm, therefore, candidates must be prepared to undertake a wide range of tasks and go the extra mile in preparation and recognition of the fact that this is a profession that is going to require an incredibly high degree of dedication, tenacity, flexibility and hard work. Desirable traits will include; good communication skills, strong academic skills and a good work ethic. Ties to the region are desirable but not a pre-requisite. Please note that Training Contracts are normally only offered on a full-time basis.
Candidate Eligibility: In order to apply, you will have completed your law degree or be able to verify predicted results. Candidates will normally have been accepted onto an LPC before applying, but in any event, it is a condition that all appointed Trainees must have successfully completed the LPC prior to commencement of the Training Contract. If you have taken an alternative route to qualification, you will be required to supply appropriate details and qualification results.
Applying for a Training Contract: Your application should be emailed or posted to us and will be held on file. By email: Recruitment@hklaw.eu. Please entitle your email – ‘Trainee Solicitor Application’
By post: Trainee Solicitor Applications, Humphries Kirk Solicitors, Glebe House, North Street, Wareham, BH20 4AN.
Applications must include the following information:
- Your CV
- A covering letter detailing; details of any relevant work experience, your degree results/predicted results, dates of your LPC, any areas of law where you have a specific interest and your preferred start date (please note, we will not normally consider candidates wishing to commence after next year).
Your application will be held on file. In the event that you are selected for interview, we will contact you, at which point you will be required to undertake our full application process.