Training Contracts

As an Ellis Jones Trainee Solicitor you will be joining a firm that takes pride in providing the very best quality in training and development for your future legal career.

Our 2 year Training Contract or period of recognised training will enable you to build on the knowledge that you have gained through your degree and LPC in a supportive and practical environment whilst you are mentored and trained by some of the best legal minds within their field of expertise.

Applying for a Training Contract

Applications for our 2022 and 2023 Training Contracts are now open, to apply please send you CV and Covering Letter to amy.pritchard@ellisjones.co.uk. The applications will close on the 31st July 2021 and we will begin interviewing from August.

We currently seeking a Trainee Solicitor to join us in September 2021. This position will be based from our London, Fleet Street office. As part of this 2 year Training Contract you will be expected to spend between 6-12 months at our Charminster Office in Dorset. To apply please send your CV and Covering Letter to amy.pritchard@ellisjones.co.uk, please use the reference London 2021.

What our Trainees say:

“The firm’s forward thinking culture and outstanding reputation is what initially attracted me to Ellis Jones. This was epitomised by the approachable and positive atmosphere I had experienced during my previous role with the firm, prior to commencing my training contract.  It is very evident that there is the opportunity to grow and progress within the firm, with a particular focus on promoting internal talent. The firm provides for an ideal training environment, in that they offer a good balance between support and responsibility for trainees. In each of my seats undertaken so far, I have been both welcomed and integrated into the teams and have been given a high level of support and encouragement.” Georgia McWilliam, Trainee Solicitor.

I was attracted by the firm’s broad range of practice areas, together with its outstanding reputation for training and legal expertise. The firm is renowned for being supportive and approachable and this has been apparent throughout my training contract. In each seat, I have been encouraged to take on a level of responsibility appropriate to my level of experience and I have been afforded a great deal of client contact.  At each stage of my training contract, I have been given the opportunity to pursue practice areas that interest me, and I have felt that I am a valued member of the team. Florence Shoemaker, Trainee Solicitor.