Trainee Solicitor Opportunities - All Offices

Trainee solicitor applications are now open and we are recruiting for 2024, 2025 and 2026. We are accepting both LPC and SQE students for this intake but you must have completed or be due to complete your LPC or SQE 1 & 2 before your potential training contract start date. All applicants are asked to save the date for shortlisted candidates to attend a brief interview on Wednesday 3 July 2024 and also our Assessment Day, taking place Wednesday 10 July 2024.

Our Trainee Solicitor positions offer an exciting and comprehensive training programme over two years.

We have a variety of seats to be undertaken in a range of our practice areas.

Why join the team at JCP Solicitors as a Trainee?

As a Trainee Solicitor of JCP Solicitors, you will experience three seats on a eight-month rotation, in a mixture of contentious and non-contentious areas. 

We recognise the importance of training and development for our employees and during our Trainee Solicitor programme, you will work in a supportive environment alongside Directors, Associates and our dedicated Training Principle. In each seat, you will have the opportunity to both hone in on and develop a variety of skills that will maximise your potential and enable you to carry out your role with excellence. The quality and variety of our clients and specialities will give you exposure to an interesting and challenging workload, whilst learning the role of a Solicitor.

There are opportunities to get involved in networking and charitable activities alongside our various internal groups such as our D&I group, Environment & Sustainability group, Mental Health Champions, Staff Community Group, Learning Support group and many more.

You will also have access to a range of benefits including private healthcare, life assurance, free financial healthchecks, enhanced holiday pay, sick pay, cycle to work scheme and much more. Further details of our benefits can be found here.

What do we look for in our Trainee Solicitors?

We believe that the success of JCP Solicitors is built upon our people and we recruit high-calibre individuals with the skills, personality and commitment to help us provide excellent client service and leading expertise in our field. We are looking for talented individuals that are highly motivated, committed and commercially aware and who demonstrate the potential to be our Directors of the future.

If you have completed or will have completed your LPC or SQE 1 & 2 by the intake dates above and you feel you have the mix of skills and attributes to be a Trainee Solicitor with JCP Solicitors, please click here to download an application form and email it along with your covering  letter to The closing date for applications is 19 May 2024.

JCP Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is open, fair and not influenced by irrelevant considerations. JCP Solicitors recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, nationality, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, or any other prejudice; we, therefore, welcome applications from all sections of the community.