Trainee Solicitor

Hill Dickinson Hill Dickinson

  • International Law Firms
  • Manchester, Sheffield, London, Liverpool

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  • Employees: 1000

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What to expect

  • A small intake – we recruit to retain, so for 2020 we are only taking on up to 14 trainees 
  • Support - we have the resources to give you as much support as you need
  • Immediate responsibilities – you’ll be valued, respected and given challenges from the start
  • Choices – you’ll be able to select your preferences from around 20 different areas of law
  • A financial helping hand – if you’ve been offered a place with us before you start your LPC, we’ll give you a maintenance grant (£5000 for our northern offices and £7000 for our London office)
  • A mentor – a Hill Dickinson solicitor will be on hand throughout your training contract to offer advice, guidance and support
  • A fair salary – at our northern offices, our NQ solicitors earn up to £40,000 a year. At our London offices, NQ solicitors earn up to £58,000 a year
  • Benefits – a selection to choose from including annual season ticket loans, a health cash plan, health insurance, pension scheme and childcare vouchers
  • A bespoke LPC+ course - covering presentation skills, networking, marketing methods, tenders, pitching for business and effective team working
  • Warm, friendly people – you’ll find down-to-earth, approachable colleagues throughout the firm
  • A good social scene – our trainees work hard but there’s plenty going on off-duty too, from abseils to race nights

Seats and locations

Your training contract will comprise four seats, each lasting six months. As we’re a full service law firm, there are around 20 areas of law to choose from for your seats. We try our best to balance your preferences with business and client needs.

If you’re based in our Liverpool or Manchester offices, you will need to travel between offices for various seats.

If you’re based in London, at least one of your seats will be related to marine law. London trainees with an interest in marine work can also apply for a seat in our Singapore office.

Liverpool
Banking, commercial and intellectual property, commercial litigation, construction, corporate, employment, fraud, health litigation, healthcare, insurance, professional risks, property, shipping

London
Aviation, commodities, corporate commercial, employment, marine regulatory, professional risks, property, shipping, sport, media and entertainment, yachts

Manchester
Cargo and logistics, commercial and intellectual property, commercial litigation, construction, corporate, employment, fraud, health litigation, healthcare, insurance, pensions

Singapore
Marine

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