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Apprenticeships can be an alternative route into the legal profession. Instead of heading to college or university, you can take the opportunity to learn on the job and gain valuable industry experience. Humphries Kirk offer Apprenticeships across the Firm, and they are a fantastic way to earn whilst you train in a highly professional environment.

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Trainee Solicitor

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2020 Training Contract, however, we are currently taking applications for the 2021 and 2022 intake. When sending your application, please apply by email if possible and specify your preferred year of commencement in the subject header.

What we look for: We recognise the importance of contributing to the next generation of Solicitors and as a leading local law firm, we are proud to offer excellent training and support. Trainee Solicitors also provide a valuable resource to our busy Firm, therefore, candidates must be prepared to undertake a wide range of tasks and go the extra mile in preparation and recognition of the fact that this is a profession that is going to require an incredibly high degree of dedication, tenacity, flexibility and hard work. Desirable traits will include; good communication skills, strong academic skills and a good work ethic. Ties to the region are desirable but not a pre-requisite. Please note that Training Contracts are normally only offered on a full-time basis.

Candidate Eligibility: In order to apply, you will have completed your law degree or be able to verify predicted results.  Candidates will normally have been accepted onto an LPC before applying, but in any event, it is a condition that all appointed Trainees must have successfully completed the LPC prior to commencement of the Training Contract. If you have taken an alternative route to qualification, you will be required to supply appropriate details and qualification results.

Applying for a Training Contract: Your application should be emailed to  Please ensure that in the subject header you state ‘Trainee Solicitor Application ’ along with your preferred start date.

Applications must include all of the following information to be considered:

  • An attached CV
  • An attached covering letter, detailing:

– any relevant work experience
– your degree results/predicted results
– dates of your LPC
– any areas of law where you have a specific interest
– your preferred year of commencement

Your application will be held on file. In the event that you are selected for interview, we will contact you at that point and you will be required to undertake our full application process.

If you are unable to apply by email, your application may be posted to: Trainee Solicitor Applications, Humphries Kirk Solicitors, Glebe House, North Street, Wareham, BH20 4AN