Trainee Programme

Hello. Let’s kick-start your future

It’s an exciting, but often daunting, stage of your life when you choose the law firm where you’ll start your career as a solicitor.

Whether you’re an undergraduate, postgraduate or experienced professional undertaking a career change, placing your trust in us is a big decision and not to be made lightly.

At Steele Raymond, what sets us apart is our people.

Practicing law is tough but rewarding. Doing it in an open, supportive and friendly environment with people who you respect and enjoy working with makes all the difference.

That’s why previous trainees have said that they were ‘impressed by the friendliness in the office’ and that ‘the people’ are the best thing about our firm, a fact that has been recognised in the Lex 100 where we have awarded recognition in the following areas.

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Jennifer Rogerson, Partner

“I am often asked what makes an application for a training contract stand out. For me, the applicants who demonstrate exceptional personal achievement and have a good awareness of the firm are more likely to succeed.”

Steele Raymond Solicitor Training

To apply for a training contract please download an application form and then return it by email with a covering letter to the trainee partner, Jennifer Rogerson.

The deadline for submissions for 2019 and 2020 training contracts is 29 June 2018.

Once we have reviewed all the applications, a short-list of candidates will be invited to attend an interview at our offices in Bournemouth.

Following the interview process, we will draw-up a short-list of applicants to take part in an assessment day. This will involve individual and group exercises and there will an opportunity to talk to our current trainees.

If you have any questions in relation to the training contract application process please contact the training principal, Jennifer Rogerson.

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Come and join our friendly team in one of the South Coast’s leading firms and together let’s kick start your future legal career.

If you have a special need or disability that requires accommodation, please do let us know.

For more information on our equality and diversity policy, please visit our Diversity & Equality page.

Want to find out more? Call us now on 01202 983999.

Steele Raymond: making experience count.

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