Training Contract 2019

Kennedys is a specialist national and international legal firm with unrivalled expertise in litigation and dispute resolution. The firm has around 1,450 people globally, across 25 UK and international locations. Kennedys is regarded as a leader, not just because it has some of the most respected legal minds in their field - but because they know the importance of being practical, commercial and approachable. Kennedys prides itself on offering its clients clear legal advice.

We offer a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon our core values; we are approachable and responsive, we show respect for people, we are trustworthy and straightforward and we ensure that we deliver economic solutions for our clients. Our trainees experience early responsibility and client contact as we find that this produces excellent solicitors capable of running their own caseload once they qualify. We therefore recruit graduates who are confident, articulate and sociable, who are team players, self-aware and resourceful.

Our criteria is a 2.1 degree not necessarily in law, as well as 300 UCAS points.

The purpose of the training contract is to give the trainees a mix of experience and skills that will set them up in their legal career as a solicitor with Kennedys. The firm’s ability to consistently offer the majority of its trainees positions on qualification is attributable to producing newly qualified lawyers who are competent, confident and commercially driven. A balance of work experience, responsibility, supervision and formal training achieves this. Kennedys ensures that its trainee solicitors are given sound training in the core disciplines. All partners and supervisors are readily accessible and are ready to offer support when needed.

Please note, for the Cambridge Training Contract you need to have completed the graduate diploma in law (GDL) and the legal practice certificate (LPC) prior to September 2017. 

The start date for Cambridge is September 2017. 

The deadline date for Cambridge is April 30th 2017. 

As for the others the start date is September 2019. 

The deadline for the rest is the 31st December 2017. 

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