Training Contracts

  • Training Contracts
  • Farnborough

Herrington Carmichael LLP is an award winning, Legal 500 ranked, full-service law firm which is growing fast. We advise UK and international businesses and individuals, and pride ourselves on providing long term support to our clients.

Launch your legal career with our dynamic solicitor training program! Gain hands-on experience from day one, working alongside expert mentors and tackling real client matters. Our comprehensive training and supportive environment empower you to develop the skills and confidence to excel. Join us and become a successful, well-rounded solicitor. Apply today!

Apply for a Training Contract

Launch your legal career with our dynamic solicitor training program! Gain hands-on experience from day one, working alongside expert mentors and tackling real client matters. Our comprehensive training and supportive environment empower you to develop the skills and confidence to excel. Join us and become a successful, well-rounded solicitor.

Our Trainee Solicitors commence twice a year, with one intake in March and the other in September. Our Training Contracts application form is always live and allows individuals to apply for either of our intakes. We review applications, conduct assessment centres, and hold interviews on a biannual rotation each March / April & October / November, with a view to filling our next two intakes. To be considered for our next intake, applicants must have applied by the following deadlines:

31 January – to begin in September

29 September – to begin in March

We require successful completion of an Undergraduate Degree and either of the Postgraduate qualifications – the LPC or SQE 1 & 2 prior to commencement of the Training Contract. Individuals should be progressing toward or have completed their Postgraduate qualifications prior to application.

You can apply here or visit our Training Contracts page for more information and FAQs.

Career development

Your career development is a major focus for us. We want you to feel like you can achieve anything. Whether you are a lawyer, or involved in the support activities across the firm, we want you to fulfil your potential and be given space to flourish.

You will have continuous development reviews, annual appraisals, and be given constant training and support options. We support people through professional training and to achieve qualifications as we want you to realise your potential and progress your career. We build annual learning and development plans to support people who want to hone in on or improve specialist skills. We have a significant budget available for training purposes, we have a clear Continuing Performance Review programme that focuses on setting clear goals for all staff, have clear routes through each stage of a career path to avoid stagnation. We also have a fund available that allows for specialism development within departments to allow for future growth of our service offerings.

We have made a commitment to grow and invest in our own through:

  • Focussing on apprenticeships and trainee legal support schemes.
  • Diversifying and incorporating all available routes to qualification as a solicitor.
  • A trainee programme that has doubled to 28 trainees.

Benefits:

  • Bonus Schemes that significantly reward performance.
  • 25 Days Annual Leave, 8 Bank Holidays and a Bonus Day for Christmas.
  • Holiday Buy Back & Carryover Schemes
  • Annual & Long Service Rewards including Gift Vouchers and Bonus Holidays Days
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave
  • Access to Free Healthcare Services including Online GP
  • Discounted Legal Services
  • Client Referral Bonus
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Weekly Training Initiatives
  • Access to Free Online Training Courses
  • Monthly Employee Social Events
  • Regular Charitable Events
  • Weekly Free Fresh Produce
  • Local Programme of Food Trucks
  • Access to Onsite Cafes
  • Access to Onsite Gym with Discounted Memberships.
  • Weekly Spin Classes
  • Perkbox with Employer Credit Top Ups
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Electric Vehicle Charge Points
  • Free Local Bus Transport

Herrington Carmichael is dedicated to fostering a workplace that celebrates diversity and promotes equal opportunities for all, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to fair and transparent recruitment processes. Reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities are available upon request. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce drives innovation and success.

To apply for this job please visit forms.office.com.