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Why choose Lewis Silkin?

Why choose Lewis Silkin?

Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey that will shape your legal career? At Lewis Silkin, we provide trainees a unique and exciting opportunity that seamlessly encapsulates our firms strategy that we like to call:  Ideas. People. Possibilities.

At Lewis Silkin, we believe that learning should be fun and engaging. Our Training Contract is designed to provide aspiring lawyers with a dynamic and stimulating environment where you are able to develop your skills, experience, and passion as you start your path to becoming a qualified Solicitor. We understand that the best learning happens when you are motivated and enthusiastic, so we've created a program that brings out the best in you.

As a trainee at Lewis Silkin, you'll have the chance to work alongside experienced professionals who are not only passionate about what they do, but are leading specialists in their field. Our team of legal experts will guide and mentor you, ensuring that you receive the support you need to excel in each of your chosen seats. From day one, you'll be given real responsibilities and be involved in high-profile cases, allowing you to gain hands-on experience and make a meaningful impact.

Our trainees complete two years of training across four, six-month seats, typically spending time in our employment and dispute resolution teams as well as choosing from our other available seats:

  • Corporate
  • Data, Privacy & Cyber*
  • Digital, Commerce & Creative
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Immigration*
  • Real Estate*

*These seats are subject to availability and office location.

Our Training Contract also offers a range of development opportunities to enhance your legal skills. From workshops and seminars to secondments and client visits, we provide a well-rounded training experience that prepares you for a successful legal career. You will have access to cutting-edge technology and resources, ensuring that you stay ahead of the curve in a rapidly evolving industry.

We celebrate individuality and believe that a diverse workforce fosters creativity and innovation. Our commitment to equality is reflected in our Training Contract, where you'll have the opportunity to work on a wide range of cases and gain exposure to different areas of law.

We're not just a law firm; we're a community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about what we do. So, if you're looking for a Training Contract that goes beyond the ordinary, join us at Lewis Silkin.

Applications for our London, Cardiff, and Belfast 2026 Training Contracts open on 31st October. Apply here. Applications will close on the 31st January 2024.

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