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We are a law Firm built around people and are committed to investing our time and resources into each one of our Trainees, allocating you with your very own "buddy" and providing you with regular day-today access to our Partners, Associates and Solicitors of all levels from the minute you walk in the door. Your training contract is the start of your career at Fieldfisher and reflects our commitment to develop and retain our talented staff. You will have ongoing access to continuous personal and professional development and work in a fast-paced collegial environment.

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During your training contract, you will complete a number of rotations throughout the business, allowing you to develop a thorough understanding of each practice area and help you to identify which area you enjoy and might like to qualify and practice in the future. Whilst completing your rotations, you will gain practical hands on experience and be provided with autonomy and responsibility to truly feel part of the team. 

A training contract with Fieldfisher will provide you with the tools, training and support you need to become a highly skilled, legal professional and will open the door to an impressive network and worldwide client base, giving you the opportunity to build a name for yourself in the legal world. 

We invite you to become part of our growing team and look forward to receiving your application.

Who should apply:

We welcome applications from:

  •  Graduates from all degree disciplines;
  •  Final year students;
  •  Penultimate year students. 

What we look for in our Trainees:

  •  Enthusiasm;
  •  Drive & ambition;
  •  Bright & academically capability;
  •  Excellent communication skills;
  •  Team player;
  •  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 

We offer our Trainees a competitive salary and compensation package including:

  •  Fully paid fees for your Professional Practice Course (PPC);
  •  Competitive salary (including full payment whilst attending PPC);
  •  Rotations throughout the business;
  •  Tax saver travel scheme;
  •  Bike to work scheme;
  •  Hybrid working;
  •  On-going performance feedback to help you grow professionally ;
  •  Learning and development opportunities;
  •  Career development ;
  •  Paid leave including wedding / maternity / paternity leave;
  •  Buddy system;
  •  Life assurance;
  •  Disability benefit;
  •  Employee discount scheme;
  •  Annual health check;
  •  Wellness programme;
  •  Medical benefits;
  •  Book club;
  •  Golf society;
  •  Early finish on Public Holiday weekends;
  •  Sports and social club

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To apply for our Trainee Solicitor Programme please submit your cover letter and CV (documenting your education, exam results and experience) to If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role confidentially please contact Karen Dempsey, Human Resource Director on 01 8280600. Closing date for applications is 23rd October 2022.