Winckworth Sherwood LLP

2020 Training Contracts

6 days left

London (Greater)
16 Nov 2017
30 Jun 2018
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

Training the next generation of top lawyers

Wouldn’t you prefer to train at a firm where you’re valued as an individual, instead of another face in a large intake of trainees?

At Winckworth Sherwood we recruit just eight trainee solicitors each year. We keep that number deliberately low to maximise the staff/trainee ratio and give you the best possible preparation for your future career. A career we sincerely hope will be with us. 

As a trainee you will rotate through four departments in six month placements or ‘seats’. This will give you a solid grounding in various fields of law, helping you to identify the areas that interest you most.

It’s not easy to become a Winckworth Sherwood trainee. With over 300 applicants vying for just eight placements each year, you will have to demonstrate outstanding qualities, both academically and personally.

You should be:

  • Intelligent
  • Personable
  • Confident
  • Committed
  • Your own person 

You should have:

  • A strong academic record both at school and university, usually a minimum of 3 As at A-level and 2:1 degree
  • Attributes that demonstrate how you would make a positive contribution to the firm
  • An empathetic approach to clients
  • A clear business head
  • Evidence of interests and success in non-academic pursuits
  • The ability to think creatively and flexibly in a fast-paced and changing legal environment

Got what it takes?

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