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Trainee Solicitors

We welcome applications from students who have completed or are in the process of taking the conversion course following a law degree as well as those who have studied law, with a strong academic background and at least a 2:1 honours degree.

We operate an Equal Opportunities policy. In considering applications we take account of academic achievements and the standard of degree likely to be obtained but also a genuine desire for a career in the profession and an interest in working and living locally. We place great importance on good interpersonal skills in the context of both the workplace and client care. We are looking for trainees who combine intellectual ability with practical common sense.

From 2023, Glanvilles Legal Services is now offering vacation schemes to prospective trainee solicitors and paralegals. Our Vacation Scheme is open to law students or non-law students who intend to undertake the conversation course. Taking part in our Vacation Scheme will provide an excellent opportunity to understand the work that we do at Glanvilles, to meet our people and gain a sense of our culture and values. It is a chance to see if Glanvilles is the right firm for you. For further information, click here. Alternatively, you can submit your interest on your Trainee Solicitor application.


Trainee Solicitor - 2024 and 2025 Application Form

Our 2024 Trainee recruitment campaign is now live. If you would like to register your interest please apply online.


What do our trainees say about Glanvilles training contracts?

Jessica Pallone - Trainee Solicitor

"The most important thing in a Training Contract is having a consistent opportunity to learn. The supervisors and colleagues at Glanvilles are willing to teach, review and motivate on a regular basis, whilst also allowing us freedom to tackle obstacles ourselves. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Glanvilles so far and look forward to completing my Training Contract with the firm."

Sophie Montgomery - Trainee Solicitor

"Since starting at Glanvilles I have felt part of the team since day one and have received lots of support and guidance throughout my Training Contract. I have been given a large amount of responsibility during my seats and am learning new skills every day to help me on my journey to qualification. The team and supervisors at Glanvilles are very approachable and are a great source of knowledge to learn from. I have thoroughly enjoyed my training with Glanvilles and look forward to approaching my final seat.”

Sophie Daniels - Trainee Solicitor

"Since beginning my training contract with Glanvilles I have been given the opportunity to interact with and learn from people at all levels. This has helped me to extensively broaden my legal knowledge and develop new skills throughout my training. Glanvilles has a supportive culture and every team that I have had the opportunity to work in so far in my training has taken a keen interest in my development.”

Partners & Associates that trained with Glanvilles

Johnathan Arman – Litigation & Dispute Resolution Partner

Marie Callaway – Wills, Trusts & Probate Partner

Nicola Crookes-West – Business & Commercial Partner

Charlotte Woodhouse – Family & Matrimonial Senior Associate