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UK Autumn Training Contract Assessment Centres 2017

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Salary: £28,000- £37,000

Deadline: 31/07/2017

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  • London, Birmingham, Exeter or Manchester

We seek to recruit candidates whom we view as having the potential to forge a long-term career with the firm. Approximately a third of our partners trained with the firm - organic growth is important to us.

We recruit around 24 trainees every year, split between September and March intakes. The majority of our trainees will be recruited for our London office, with a smaller number of trainees taken on in our Birmingham, Exeter and Manchester offices respectively. However, we expect our trainees to be ready to undertake seats in any of our national or international offices.

Excellent academic results are essential. You should have a minimum of 320 UCAS points at A-Level (ABB or above) and a consistently strong predicted or achieved 2:1 degree. However, we also look for other attributes in our potential trainees, such as:

  • enthusiasm and a drive to succeed;
  • teamworking skills (both as a leader and a player);
  • good humour, resilience and strength of character;
  • initiative and a sense of responsibility;
  • an innovative approach and versatility;
  • an analytical and logical mind; and
  • excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt them to your audience.

We welcome applications from both law and non-law graduates, and from those looking for a career change. Having a law degree is by no means essential to being a trainee with us – we recruit a healthy number of our future trainees every year from non-law backgrounds.

It is also important to note that we are interested in applications from individuals across all walks of life. We are an organisation that fully embraces diversity – to us, it is about talent rather than background.

Our trainees receive a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes five weeks' annual leave every year. Salaries are reviewed annually and are currently set at:

  • 1st year - £37,000 / £28,000 / £28,000 / £28,000 (London / Birmingham / Manchester / Exeter)
  • 2nd year - £40,000 / £30,000 / £30,000 / £30,000 (London / Birmingham / Manchester / Exeter)
  • NQ - £62,000 / £40,000 / £40,000 / £40,000 (London / Birmingham / Manchester / Exeter)

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