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Trainee Solicitors – 2022

Position posted on 10 February, 2020, closes 31 March, 2020


We’re currently looking for graduates to apply for trainee solicitor roles due to commence in September 2022.

Trainee solicitors start a two year training period usually in September. The successful candidates are required to have a 2:1 or 1st class degree (not necessarily in Law) and to have successfully completed the LPC before starting the training period.

Read more about our Trainee Recruitment programme here.


Selection process

  • Stage 1 – Online application form – to be completed in full and submitted by 5 pm on Tuesday 31 March March 2020. Forms received after this time may not be considered.
  • Stage 2 – Written assessment – a small group of candidates will be selected to complete a written exercise.
  • Stage 3 – Panel interview – the final shortlist are invited to a 30-40 minute interview, and to give a short presentation, followed by an informal lunch to meet some of our past and present trainees, directors and other members of staff. This is a great opportunity for you to ask any questions about the role of a trainee solicitor and the working life at Actons.


How to apply

Download and complete our Trainee Solicitor application form.

The completed typed form (not handwritten) should be uploaded below by clicking on the ‘APPLY’ button below, or sent by email to Helen Varey.

CVs and covering letters should not be sent with this form. Any CVs and covering letters received will be ignored for selection.

The closing date for applications is 31 March, 2020 Apply

Equal opportunities

Actons is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. You and any job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. (Protected Characteristics)

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