Trainees

TV Edwards LLP is authorised by The Law Society to recruit up to 30 Trainee Solicitors.

Selection

Our selection of trainees is taken from people who have worked for us, for a minimum period of six months, as a paralegal. Paralegal vacancies advertised on our website and The College of Law website.

The Firm has close links with the College of Law and provides opportunities to candidates who have either recently graduated, or have passed Legal Practice Course examination (LPC).

Applications

The firm welcomes applications from both law and non-law graduates who are able to demonstrate a high level of academic and personal achievements, along with a good written and oral command of the English language. As a minimum, we generally expect a 2:1 degree. Only candidates who have achieved their LPC examination will be eligible for a Training Contract with TV Edwards LLP.

The Contract

The training contract is a 2 year contract covering a minimum of three areas of law.

Trainee Solicitors are closely supervised by either a Partner or senior solicitor.

The majority of the training is in-house. All trainees will undertake the Professional Skills Course with core subjects and electives.

Prospective trainees should have a track record that shows a commitment to Public Funding with previous voluntary or work experience in Law Centres/Clinics, Advice Centres or in the charity and voluntary sectors.