Clyde & Co has grown to become a leading global law firm
in our core sectors. With a headcount of over 5,000 staff operating
from over 60 offices and associated offices across six continents,
we offer a comprehensive range of legal services and advice to
businesses operating at the heart of global trade and commerce.
From developed to emerging markets,
we aim to support our clients by putting the power of our globally
integrated firm at their disposal with a range of seamless and
efficient services and the very best, commercially minded, legal advice.
This, together with our sector
expertise and regional understanding, allows us to help clients
identify and manage risk and liability, navigate challenges, harness
commercial potential and achieve sustained growth in today's complex
and volatile business environment.
We are committed to being a
responsible business which means taking responsibility for the
impact we have on the environment and seeking to reduce it as much
and as quickly as possible. It means taking responsibility for
giving back and being a positive contributor to the communities in
which we operate. And it means taking responsibility for fostering a
truly diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace so that all our
people can flourish and fulfil their highest potential, for the
benefit of them, the firm and our clients.
What is a training contract?
A training contract is a two-year
placement that is undertaken by trainee solicitors after they finish
their year-long Legal Practice Course (LPC).
Trainees will spend two years getting
a practical legal education overseen by senior solicitors at the firm.
For this position you must have 12
months continuous service at Clyde & Co at the time of your
application. If you are selected to attend an Assessment Morning you
must be an employee of the firm during the time of the assessment centre.
To be eligible for our 2023
Training Contract you must have completed your LPC by summer 2023.
Alternatively if applying for the 2024 opportunity you must have
completed your SQE by summer 2024.
2:1 degree in any discipline
AAB A-Level or equivalent
(Mitigating circumstances will be taken into consideration)
We use RARE a contextualised
recruitment system to ensure fairness and equality and review
Strengths Based Assessment
During our process we are assessing
candidates based on the strengths that will deliver success in a
role. This is great for the individual, doing work they love, and
great for the employer, having team members who love what they do.
Complete an online application Digital simulation - consisting of a
situational assessment & video interview Virtual assessment centre Offers and feedback
What we offer
We offer a competitive salary and
benefits package as a newly qualified solicitor. You will also be
entitled to a range of rewards and benefits:
Group income protection
Maternity and paternity pay
Season ticket loan
Cycle to work scheme
We'll make sure you have plenty of
support throughout your programme - alongside having support from
your dedicated supervisor, University of Law skills coach and tutor,
you will also have regular one to one session with the early careers
team and will be allocated a mentor from one of our newly qualified
lawyers, enabling you to get peer-to-peer support and guidance. You
can also look forward to a tailored induction programme and on-going
internal training designed to ensure you have the skills, knowledge,
and commercial acumen you need to become a well-rounded solicitor.