Graduate recruitment

Opportunities for graduates & students

The application process for a Summer Placement with us in 2020 will open in December 2019 and close towards the end of January 2020. A Summer Placement in 2020 is the best route to a Traineeship in 2022.

Summer Placements are offered to students following completion of their 3rd year at University or above. A Summer Placement gives you the opportunity to work within departments in the firm for 6 weeks, assisting with research, attending court, proof reading documents and much more.

If you wish to find out more about Traineeships please look out for updates on our Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin.

Our trainees are our potential Partners of the future and we are committed to retaining them.

What are we looking for?

Individuals who can demonstrate a strong academic background, previous work experience (summer vacation schemes, part-time jobs), interests that show skills in teamwork and/or leadership and a motivation for a career in law.

We offer opportunity and responsibility to those who can demonstrate the required HM Trainee qualities.

What can you expect as a trainee?

  • Training and development
  • Trainee meetings
  • Flexible seat rotations
  • Secondment opportunities
  • Sector group involvement
  • Managing trainee
  • Social committee
  • Career progression


If you have any questions regarding our application process, please contact Kirsty Selfridge in our HR department.

Kirsty Hunter

Kirsty Hunter

HR Manager