Graduate scheme

South West

£25,000-£30,000

We offer a 24 month training contract, where you will spend six months in four different departments. You have a choice of either a Bristol or South West based training contract; our South West trainees have the opportunity to work across our Exeter, Taunton and Plymouth offices. Your career with us is very important; our high trainee retention rate shows that we invest in your career development will support you at each stage. We are transparent about promotion criteria and you will have access to development on an individual, firm-wide and departmental level to help you to achieve your career ambitions. We are proud to work with talented people who are happy to share their experience — you will be encouraged to do likewise. Our trainees have the opportunity of hands-on experience, early responsibility and client involvement throughout their training contract. Our trainees also play an integral role in responsible business and business development initiatives, which provide exposure to our diverse client base.

We are looking for applicants who demonstrate our own values of teamwork, quality client service and innovation with a forward thinking commercial focus. You will need to be an excellent communicator with the ability to adapt to and embrace the challenges that a career in law can throw at you. We want our trainees to be curious, engaged and motivated, so that our clients will benefit from a fresh and expert approach. If you would relish an opportunity to get hands-on experience and make a real contribution to the future of our firm we look forward to receiving your application. You can opt to apply for our summer scheme (assessment day at the end of the week) or our one of our standalone assessment days.

Annual benefits include: 23 days’ paid leave, birthday day off, additional Ashfords Christmas day off, holiday purchase scheme, free in-house gym (Exeter office) and national gym discounts, pension, health cash plan, membership of The Junior Lawyers Division, cycle scheme, annual discretionary bonus scheme.

Applications for a 2024 Training Contract will close on 30 April 2022.

More Details

Salary

£25,000-£30,000

Apply by

30.04.2022

Locations

Bristol or South West (Exeter, Taunton and Plymouth)

Regions

South West

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