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.


27th November 2023: Applications open for Legal placement year, Summer Vacation Scheme & 2025/2026 Training Contracts


23rd February 2024: Applications close for Legal placement year


29th March 2024: Applications close for Summer Vacation Scheme


31st May 2024: Applications close for 2025/2026 Training Contracts


Interviews for 2025/2026 Training Contracts


1st July: Start of Legal Placement Year (happy to consider earlier or later start dates)

15th-26th July: 2 week Summer Vacation Scheme


Successful 2025/2026 Training Contract applicants notified

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

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