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Direct Training Contract - Commencing in 2022 or 2023

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • Entry Requirements: 2.1, 2.1
  • Salary: Competitive (see job description)
  • Deadline: CLOSED
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    • London
    • Manchester

At BCLP we are fully committed to providing continual, high-quality training and support to our trainee cohort. We offer four-seat rotations of 6 months, with flexible seat choices across all core departments and a wide range of practice areas in the business. Each trainee receives regular 1:1 support from the Graduate Recruitment team and the Training Principal, a Partner mentor to provide wider career guidance and a designated supervisor within each department. 

Trainees have access to individual coaching and training from the Learning & Development team, as well as quarterly ‘Lunch and Learn’ updates. We aim to continuously improve our trainee experience and accordingly run a Trainee Discussion Forum with representatives from each trainee intake to facilitate active information sharing between management and trainees. We also have an active Trainee Social Committee to organise regular opportunities for trainees to get together outside of the office.


London: £40k year 1, £45k year 2, £75k NQ 

Manchester: £27k year 1, £30k year 2, £42k NQ 

Hong Kong: 528,000HKD year 1, 564,000 HKD year 2, 906,000HKD NQ 

Salaries are reviewed annually to ensure we remain competitive.  You will not be paid less than the trainee solicitor minimum salary as set by the SRA.

When and how to apply

The firm is aiming to recruit approximately 40 trainees in the UK and Asia to commence their training contracts in 2022 and 2023. 

Applicants can apply through our online application form, which can be found on our website alongside full eligibility information and details of each stage of the recruitment process.

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