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Job Title Internal Training Contract 2023
Role Graduate/Intern
Job Location London


The Firm

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.

Key Requirements

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 applications holistically.

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.

Recruitment Process

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:

  • Private medical
  • Pension scheme
  • Group income protection
  • Maternity and paternity pay
  • Holiday purchase
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gym subsidy

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.