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Application deadlines for training contracts starting 2019

 

Below is a listing of upcoming deadlines for training contracts. All deadlines are for training contracts starting 2019, unless otherwise stated.

These are the deadlines that are currently known; information was provided to us directly by firms in summer 2016. We will update the list below as more deadlines are published.

Deadlines occasionally change at the last minute and while we endeavour to keep the information on this page as up to date as possible, please check firms' websites to be absolutely certain of deadline dates. Also check firm websites for information on when application windows open – this can be as long as nine months before the deadline or as short as four weeks.

We recommend you apply as early as possible. Be aware that some firms look at applications and begin inviting candidates for interview before their deadline has passed. One example is Simmons & Simmons. At such firm it is obviously extra important to apply as soon as possible. Some firms – eg Peters & PetersStephens Scown – recruit on a rolling basis, so you can apply at any time of year.

January 2017

16

  Morrison & Foerster (via vac scheme)

27

  PwC Legal (via vac scheme)

29

  Norton Rose Fulbright (finalists and graduates)

31

  Bristows (first cycle)
  Cooley (via vac scheme)
  Dechert (via vac scheme)
  Hogan Lovells (non-law students)
  Taylor Vinters (via vac scheme)

 

February 2017

15

  Simmons & Simmons (Bristol)

28

  Bond Dickinson
  Freeths (training contract with part-time study, 2017 start)
  Geldards

 

March 2017

31

  Curtis (2017 start)
  Dentons (non-law)
  Wilkin Chapman

 

April 2017

1

  Blake Morgan (via vac scheme)
  Browne Jacobson

30

  Taylor Wessing

 

May 2017

31

  Blake Morgan
  B P Collins (2018 start)
  Gateley
  Kingsley Napley (2018 start)

 

June 2017

1

  Foot Anstey

16

  Lewis Silkin

26

  BLM

30

  Bates Wells Braithwaite
  Bevan Brittan
  Bird & Bird
  Blandy & Blandy
  Brabners
  Charles Russell Speechlys
  CMS
  Eversheds
  Hogan Lovells (law students)
  Irwin Mitchell
  Lester Aldridge
  Linklaters (second cycle)
  McDermott Will & Emery
  O'Melveny
  Orrick
  Reed Smith
  Shoosmiths
  Trethowans
  Veale Wasbrough Vizards
  Wilsons
  Winckworth Sherwood

 

July 2017

2

  Latham & Watkins

7

  DWF

14

  Kirkland & Ellis
  Sullivan & Cromwell

16

  Akin Gump
  Freeths
  Freshfields (law students)
  Norton Rose Fulbright (penultimate year law students and non-law finalists and graduates)

17

  Covington & Burling

27

  Hodge Jones & Allen (2018 start)

28

  Government Legal Service
  Slaughter and May
  Watson Farley & Williams

29

  Pinsent Masons
  Thomas Cooper

30

  Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer
  Berwin Leighton Paisner 

31

  Addleshaw Goddard 
  Ashfords 
  Ashurst (second cycle)
  Baker & McKenzie (penultimate-year undergrads)
  Boodle Hatfield
  Bristows (second cycle)
  Burges Salmon 
  Cleary Gottlieb
  Clyde & Co 
  Collyer Bristow
  Cripps 
  Dentons (law)
  Farrer & Co 
  Gibson Dunn
  Harbottle & Lewis
  Herbert Smith Freehills (penultimate-year students, finalists and graduates)
  Hill Dickinson
  Higgs & Sons
  Holman Fenwick Willan
  Ince & Co
  K&L Gates
  Kennedys
  King & Wood Mallesons 
  Macfarlanes 
  Mayer Brown 
  Memery Crystal
  Michelmores 
  Mills & Reeve 
  Morgan Lewis
  Muckle
  Paul Hastings
  Penningtons Manches
  Ropes & Gray
  RPC
  Shakespeare Martineau
  Sidley Austin
  Skadden
  Stephenson Harwood
  Stevens & Bolton 
  TLT
  Travers Smith
  Trowers & Hamlins 
  Vinson & Elkins
  Walker Morris
  Ward Hadaway
  Wedlake Bell
  Weil Gotshal
  White & Case
  Withers

 

August 2017

18

  Maples Teesdale

31

  Blaser Mills
  Hewitsons

 

December 2017

31

  Kennedys