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Trainee Solicitor Programme 2026 - Birmingham

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Birmingham

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  • Candidates must have a strong academic record, commercial awareness, be in their penultimate/final year of law/non-law undergraduate studies or post-graduate/career changers, aiming for a 2:1 degree, dedicated to a law career, excellent teamwork and communication skills, entrepreneurial mindset to drive the firm forward.
  • Trainee solicitors in Birmingham will rotate through four six-month seats, gaining exposure to different aspects of the business and clients, learning from experts, taking on real responsibility, and interacting with colleagues.

Graduate Job

Legal•Birmingham

Description

  • We offer training contracts in London, Basingstoke/Reading, Birmingham, Cambridge, Guildford and Oxford. You can find out more about the seats available in each location on our website. Please note that available seats will vary at each rotation.

Requirements

  • We are looking for dedicated, diverse candidates with a strong academic record and commercial awareness.
  • Eligibility Criteria:
  • Penultimate year or final year law undergraduate, final year non-law undergraduate or post-graduates/career changers
  • No minimum A-Level grade requirements
  • Have, or be on track for a 2:1 degree in any discipline
  • Dedicated to a career in law
  • Be a great team player
  • Have exceptional communication skills
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset and will help drive PMC forward in our vision for the future

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Final Year
Bachelors
Penultimate Year

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • Our training contracts are designed to offer trainees a breath of experience and consist of four seats that are rotated every six months, with the aim of providing trainees with as much exposure as possible to our business and clients. During your training contract, we will work with you to ensure that your career aspirations and interests are met, all while learning from recognised experts, taking on real responsibility and interacting with great colleagues.

Application process

  • Application screening and interviews commence in April and run through to August. Please note if you have applied for our 2024 Vacation Scheme, you DO NOT need to make a separate application to our 2026 Trainee Solicitor Programme.
  • First stage:
  • The first stage consists of a competency based telephone interview with a member of the early careers team.
  • Second stage:
  • You will be required to complete a written assessment which incorporates typical tasks a trainee may be asked to complete. No prior legal knowledge is required for this.
  • Third stage:
  • The final stage consists of an interview with a partner and member of the early careers team, which will also incorporate a presentation based on a legal case study.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Birmingham