Be part of an inclusive team with a unique heritage, one that combines a culture of openness, diversity, respect and collaboration, with a progressive and ambitious outlook.
We’ve been defining legal careers since 1570. This long history is testament to the fact that we are always looking one step ahead – to adapt, improve and grow and we encourage everyone who works here to do the same.
Our award winning training programme aims to give you the very best start to your legal career. From your first day, your opinion will be valued and you will be trusted to get directly involved in a wide range of high-level and exciting client work. All of our trainees also have the opportunity to get involved in our CSR initiatives.
As part of a full service law firm that has a reputation for excellent client service across its commercial and private client departments, you’ll be exposed to a huge depth and breadth of work, from advising well-known businesses to supporting high net worth individuals.
We ensure you are offered every opportunity to learn and develop, with a bespoke training plan to meet your needs, so that you can make an informed choice as to your specialism. One that is based on real-life experience of client work and building those all-important client relationships.
Our culture of continuous improvement will see you pushed to deliver your very best, all the while supported by a friendly team, in a relaxed atmosphere that encompasses hybrid working arrangements.
Find out how to apply below, and join the generations of lawyers who have embarked on successful legal careers with us.
Contract start date: March 2022
Number of contracts available: 4
Closing date for applications: 31 July 2021
Contract start date: March 2023
Number of contracts available: 8
Closing date for applications: 31 July 2022
How to apply
The interview process enables you to meet with a wide variety of our people to give you a full feel for the culture and experience you can expect.
Your assessment interview is with the Training Principal and a Human Resources representative.
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What do we look for?
We select people on the basis of intellectual ability, demonstrable commercial acumen, enthusiasm, drive, initiative, and strong interpersonal and team-working skills.
A degree in any discipline at Grade 2:1 is the minimum requirement.
What we offer
Trainees are integral to the future success of the firm.
We provide a comprehensive onboarding programme to help you adjust to working life and plan your career. You’ll be allocated a dedicated trainee supervisor who will regularly review your progress and development needs.
Your contribution is rewarded by:
- Competitive market salary
- Grant and interest free loan available for the Legal Practice Course
- Technical and personal skills training and development in addition to standard Professional Skills Course modules
- Comprehensive onboarding programme
- Dedicated Trainee Supervisor
- Life assurance benefit
- 25 days holiday
- Discretionary one day additional holiday at Christmas
- Involvement in our CSR programme
- Subsidised sports and social activities
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Trainee Buddy
Life at Thomson Snell & Passmore
We pride ourselves on our ambitious but friendly and supportive culture, which mirrors our wider brand values.
You can learn more by exploring:
Introduction to the firm
Our brand values
Our commitment to promoting equality and diversity