Trainee Solicitor Recruitment 

Information & How to Apply 

The submission for training contracts is now OPEN!  

We have completed our recruitment process for the 2018 intake and are pleased to advise the 2019 applications are now open as of FRIDAY 12th May.  

Key deadlines:

  • Applications open Friday 12th May
  • Application deadline is 5pm on 29th September 2017 - all applications must be received before 5pm on this date
  • Applications MUST only be submitted through the application portal and is a full application form
  • Applicants being invited to first interview will be contacted by Friday 27th October 2017

Download Application Form and Apply Here 

Further information:

Each year we receive hundreds of applications and are always we are delighted at the huge interest shown in joining in the success story at JMW! The quality of applications are incredibly strong so please do feel free to look around our site and see if JMW is for you first. Very best of luck with the recruitment process!

What we look for: 

Each year, we look for the very best new trainee solicitors to join us and to become part of the exciting future of this firm. We look for a strong academic record (a minimum of 2:1 degree level), as well as excellent interpersonal and team working skills, drive and enthusiasm. We would like candidates to show an ability to organise themselves and others, and that you can combine technical ability with a common sense approach to your work. We would also like to see some details about your other personal achievements and interests. We believe in recruiting the right people to help drive our business forward, which means that we are interested in you as an individual, and to hear how you feel your personal skills and qualities will benefit JMW. Some link to the local area is preferred but not essential. We are seeking candidates who can work to the very highest standards in order to meet our clients’ expectations.

What we provide:

JMW takes its training commitments very seriously and is proud of the fact that a number of our existing partners joined the firm as trainees.

Our trainees receive high quality training in at least 3 of our departments, working in both contentious and non contentious areas. We believe in giving our trainees very hands on experience, developing your legal skills and also ensuring that you learn to work effectively in a commercial environment.

*Please note that we do not offer sponsorship to trainee candidates for LPC costs*. 

Good Luck! 

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" Interview hints and tips can be found in the links below. Good luck with your application and we hope to see you as a future trainee at the firm. "

Richard Powell - Head of Personal Injury and Trainee Scheme

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