Formal Training

7.5 / 10

(based on 15 ratings in 2017)


"We have good networking events but I think there could be more formal training."
Second year trainee, Nottingham
"There's a wide variety of training programmes available, both externally and in-house, and feedback is always considered. Some departments also run separate training sessions for trainees and new qualifiers."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"I have not had a lot of specific formal trainee training sessions and much of the training I have had has been informal supervision from my supervisor. However, we have got some more of this in the diary so they are looking to address it."
First year trainee, Nottingham
"The training has definitely improved in the last year but I think there could be more legal training in specific areas. As trainees, we have had quite a bit of soft skills training."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"Before attending the office we completed the finance and advocacy modules of the professional skills course. Both internal and external training programmes are organised to build both legal and non-legal skills."
First year trainee, Nottingham
"There is a trainee development programme that covers certain core skills to complement the necessary skills you will have learned from the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Training modules have included drafting, presenting yourself and negotiation."
Second year trainee, London
"What I have experienced so far has proven helpful."
First year trainee, London
"A variety of training is provided from both partners and external training providers."
First year trainee, Nottingham
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