Key Dates for Applications

Ellis Jones offer a variety of career opportunities, including legal placements, vacation schemes and training contracts. This page includes all of the key dates for these applications.


28th  February 2022: Applications close for Legal placement year


March 2022: Interviews for legal placements and vacation scheme

31st March 2022: notify legal placements

31st March 2022: summer vacation scheme closes


April 2022: remote interviews for vacation scheme (summer)

29th April 2022: notify vacation schemes


4th July 2022: start of legal placement year (happy to consider earlier or later starts)

11th to 22nd July  2022: 2 week summer vacation scheme

31st July 2022: applications close for training contract 2023 and 2024


August 2022: First interview training contracts


September 2022: Second interview training contracts

30th September 2022: notified outcome of training contract

Any time: speculative applications for qualifying work experience

Speculative CVs
If we do not have a suitable vacancy, no matter what stage you are at in your legal career, we are always happy to receive speculative applications for ad hoc work, flexible work, and permanent candidates.

We are proud of our values and culture. If you think that you would fit into our culture, please give us at least one example of how in a covering letter attaching your CV. Please send your CV/Covering letter to

Our Experts

Kate Brooks

Partner, Solicitor & Head of Employment/HR Services

Mia Baron

HR Administrator


Our offices

302 Charminster Road Bournemouth Dorset BH8 9RU
01202 525333 Contact
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