Vacation schemes

About the scheme Our vacation schemes are not just an opportunity to see the life of a trainee associate, it’s your chance to live it. You’ll find out whether life at the firm is for you as you take on real work for real clients. You’ll work directly with expert colleagues and gain unique experience, while being supported every step of the way to develop your skills and determine your career direction.
What you need to know
We only recruit trainee associates from our vacation schemes, and to be eligible for the schemes, you must be a graduate, or in your penultimate or final year at university. 

Key dates

Applications are currently closed for our vacation schemes. Applications will re-open in September 2024.
Winter Vacation Scheme:
​​​​​​​November/December 2023
Our winter vacation scheme application window opens has now closed. The scheme will run from Monday 27 November to Friday 8 December 2023.  
Spring Vacation Scheme:
April 2024​​​
Our spring vacation scheme application window has now closed. The scheme will run from Monday 8 - Friday 19 April 2024.
Summer Vacation Schemes:
​​​​​​​June – July 2024
Our summer vacation scheme application window has now closed. The schemes will run from Monday 10 – Friday 28 June 2024 and Monday 8 July – Friday 26 July 2024.


£500 per week salary Hard work deserves good pay. That’s why you’ll earn a competitive salary throughout your time with us on the programme.
Trainee buddy Trainee buddies are on hand to support you in each of the practice areas you sit in and share their learnings from the firm.

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