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How to apply for a training contract - Lunch & Learn - Leeds

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Shoosmiths

9th Floor, Platform Building

New Station Street

Leeds

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LUNCH & LEARN SESSION

HOW TO APPLY FOR A SHOOSMITHS TRAINING CONTRACT

Who can attend?

These sessions are intended as a short learning session for anyone who already works for Shoosmiths and who is interested in completing a period of recognised training (a training contract) at Shoosmiths in order to qualify as a solicitor.

To attend you must:

  • Currently work at Shoosmiths
  • Have completed your a-levels and have a minimum of CCC or equivalent.
  • Currently be studying in the penultimate or final year of a degree, or have completed your degree (or equivalent)
  • Have the intention of undertaking a training contract at Shoosmiths.
  • Have approval from your line manager that this is a relevant session for you to attend.
  • Ensure there is sufficient cover within your team to enable you to attend.

What will I gain?

  • Learn the timeline for submitting your application and the assessment process.
  • Hear what it is really like to be a trainee solicitor at Shoosmiths.
  • Understand how to make the most of your time at Shoosmiths to strengthen your training contract application.
  • As part of the session you will be asked to set some personal objectives for yourself.

When can I attend?

Leeds – Wednesday 30th January

If a session is not being held in your office, then you are invited to attend your nearest location. Travel expenses will be reimbursed in line with the firm’s travel expenses policy. Your time out of the office must be approved by your line manager.

What if I can't attend?

If you are unable to attend one of the planned sessions, please let a member of the graduate recruitment team know so we can agree another time to meet with you. Depending on initial interest, we may add to or change the scheduled dates.

What is the agenda?

  • 12.30pm Introductions
  • 12.35pm Applying for a training contract & how to make the most of your time at Shoosmiths
  • 12.50pm Advice from a current trainee or NQ
  • 1.05pm Personal objective setting
  • 1.20pm Close

At the end of the session you should understand the day-to-day role and responsibilities of a trainee solicitor at Shoosmiths. You will know how to make the most of your time at Shoosmiths to strengthen your training contract application, and the process you should take to submit your application.

A selection of soft drinks & juices will be provided. We encourage you to bring your own lunch to eat during the session.

We expect that we will be able to answer all of your questions during the lunch session, and give you lots of things to think about in preparation for applying.


I don't work at Shoosmiths but I would like to find out more information about a training contract at Shoosmiths.

Please have a look on our website for upcoming events www.shoosmiths.co.uk/graduates

Who can I contact for more information?

Amy Ruff

Graduate Recruitment Officer

joinus@shoosmiths.co.uk


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