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Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co

Two Snowhill,
Birmingham,
B4 6WR
Website www.wragge-law.com

  • Partners 180
  • Assistance Solicitors 770
  • Total Trainees 60
  • Contact Hayley Basford (graduate recruitment team)
  • Method of application Online application via the graduate website, www.wragge-law.com/graduate
  • Selection procedure Application from verbal reasoning test, situational judgement test, telephone interview and assessment day.
  • Closing dates 
  • 2015 Vacation scheme applications from October
  • Training contract 2016 and 2017 applications close July 2015
  • Applications  
  • No of training contracts p.a. 30
  • Applications p.a. 1,000+
  • % interviewed variable
  • Required degree grade N/A
  • Training Salary for each year of training  
  • 1st year Birmingham £26,250 London £36,250
  • 2nd year Birmingham £29,250 London £39,250
  • Holiday entitlement 25 days
  • Overseas/regional offices London, Birmingham, Brussels, Dubai, Guangzhou, Monaco, Moscow, Munich, Paris and Singapore.

Firm profile



 Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co is a UK-headquartered international law firm providing a full service to clients worldwide. Businesses around the world choose us to help them thrive, prosper and become their best. And the key to our success? Our people, of course. Bright, talented individuals who work together to deliver a first-class legal service to first-class legal clients.

Main areas of work



 We are a full-service law firm, and our key practice areas are: commercial and projects; corporate, finance and private capital; dispute resolution; human resources; and real estate. We are sector-focused. We bring together dedicated teams of insightful experts in a wide range of industries, including aerospace, technology, energy, food and drink, healthcare and life sciences, public sector and retail, commercial, energy and natural resources, intellectual property, IT, outsourcing, PFI, projects and regulatory issues. 

Trainee profile



 First and foremost, it’s talent that matters. Talent and potential. As well as having an enviable work ethic, you’ll share our passion for working together to deliver brilliant legal services. We’re the sum of our parts here, a powerful collective of individuals. Diversity is our strength: age, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability are irrelevant – when it comes to recruitment, ability is everything. 

Training environment



 We think that if you’re intelligent, talented, willing to learn and work hard, you deserve the chance to prove yourself. This means challenging you with early responsibility and exposure to some of our top clients. You may find yourself working on high-profile cases in your first few weeks, talking to clients and giving advice. If you can show that you’re willing to take on more work and greater responsibility, then we’ll trust you with exactly that. And we’ll always give you the support you need.

Benefits



 We offer all trainees the following: £1,000 interest-free loan, a prize for first class degree, a prize for GDL and LPC distinction, pension scheme (firm makes a contribution after six months), life assurance, permanent health insurance, access to discounted private medical insurance rates, 25 days holiday, optional unpaid leave, social club, access to corporate rates and discounts.

Sponsorship & awards



  We cover your Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) fees, as well as providing a maintenance grant for each course.