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Training Contract – September 2022
Northampton & Cambridge

Hewitsons is ranked among the UK's foremost regional law firms with 43 Partners and around 100 lawyers based at its main centres in Northampton and Cambridge.

Who should apply?

The firm welcomes applications from candidates who have achieved a high standard of academic success, with a minimum of a 2:1 degree, and who are bright, personable, have initiative and enjoy working as part of a team.

Types of Work

The firm has a strong reputation in a range of specialisms and a national and international client base, particularly in Europe and across North America. Its areas of noted expertise include corporate and commercial work, technology, employment, competition law, property, construction, planning, environment, insolvency, bioscience, agriculture, tax, trusts and charities.

Training Programme

Training Contracts are offered at Northampton and Cambridge, with possible placements in London and Milton Keynes. Trainees complete four placements of six months each in a range of different legal specialisms. During each seat, the trainee is supervised closely by a partner or senior solicitor, and progress is monitored on a day-to-day basis as well as in a formal three-monthly review, carried out mid-seat and at end of seat. The firm provides a comprehensive induction programme specifically tailored for the needs of trainee solicitors. The Professional Skills Course is coupled with an extensive programme of trainee solicitors' seminars provided by specialist in-house lawyers.

To apply please contact Sally Denton by clicking here.
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