Trainee Solicitor

  • International Law Firms
  • Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, London, Milton Keynes, Watford

Firm stats

  • Employees: Over 10,000



Our Programme

When you join Dentons, you’ll be given all the responsibility you can handle. We believe that people learn best by running parts of real deals and cases, meeting with clients and taking your place in the fast-paced and increasingly global world of business. Only then can you gain the experience you need to prepare you for the daily pressures of your professional career. At Dentons, you’ll get it almost from day one. What’s more, you’ll be welcomed into a team globally renowned for its expertise who will help you develop your skills and knowledge in an open and supportive environment.

Our Trainees

There’s no such things as a ‘typical’ trainee solicitor at Dentons and that’s the way we like it. The expertise within our Firm is as diverse as the needs of our global clients. Our clients are people with a wide range of skills, aptitudes and personalities and so it is essential that our people are too. All they have in common is the ability to contribute to our growing success.

Our clients particularly want to work with well-rounded individuals who have hobbies and interests away from work, so think about what makes you stand out from the crowd.

Being enthusiastic about tackling all tasks, both big and small, is essential, as is having the drive and ambition that will enable you to succeed in a highly demanding work environment. As a Dentons trainee, you’ll need to be able to manage a varied workload, whilst maintaining an appreciation of the intricacies, all of which provide the foundations of exceptional client service.

Who can apply? 

We accept vacation scheme and training contract applications from penultimate-year law students, final-year law and non-law students and those who have completed their undergraduate law or non-law degree. You must have, or expect to achieve, at least a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) and a minimum of ABB at A Level.

Deadline: 31 July 2019 (Deadline for Law students) 31 March 2019 (Deadline for non-Law students)

Salary London:

1st year £42,000

2nd year £46,000

Post qualification £75,000

Salary Milton Keynes and Watford:                 

1st year £30,000

2nd year £32,500

Post qualification £46,000

Salary Scotland:   

1st year £24,000

2nd year £26,000

Post qualification £40,000