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Training Contract - 2025 & 2026

Training Contract - 2025 & 2026

locationAltrincham, UK
PublishedPublished: Published 2 weeks ago
Role CommencementWithin 2 years
SRA QWE competencesApplying critical thinking and analysis (SRA competences A5) | Applying legal principles (SRA competences A4) | Clear Oral and Written Communication (SRA competences C1) | Client centred advisory work (SRA competences B3) | Client relationships (SRA competences C2) | Learning from practice and other people (SRA competences A2) | Legal Drafting (SRA competences B4) | Legal Research (SRA competences B2) | Negotiation (SRA competences B6) | Opportunity to gain feedback from effective supervision (SRA competences A3) | Project/case management (SRA competences B7) | Technical legal practice (SRA competences B1) | Understanding the business and compliance environment of the organisation (SRA competences D2) | Written and Oral Advocacy (SRA competences B5) | Self-management (SRA competences D1) | Working in professionally regulated environment (SRA competences A1) | Professional workplace relationships (SRA competences C3)

Application deadline: 1 May 2024

Trainees at Myerson are provided with first-class training and the opportunity to work across a number of areas of law, learning from expert solicitors, renowned within their area and recognised as ‘Top Tier’ by the Legal 500. We have been named in the Times ‘Best Law Firms’ for 2023 and are now recognised as one of the Lawyer’s Top 200 Law Firms in the UK. Best Companies have rated Myerson a world class employer and the number 3 law firm in the UK. There has never been a more exciting time to join us as a Trainee Solicitor!

Myerson Legal departments:

  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Insolvency
  • Probate Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Residential Property
  • Wills, Trusts and Probate

Seat rotation

During your training programme, you will complete four training seats over your two years across different legal departments. You will be able to indicate your preferences and let us know which area of law you would like to include in your programme.

Throughout each seat, you will receive support in a friendly environment with a high level of partner and senior associate interaction. Myerson will help you gain a diverse set of experiences whilst learning and working with some of the most highly regarded solicitors and legal minds in the UK.

What we look for

The position would suit those with good academics and a real passion to join our ever-growing team. You will need to demonstrate some of the following skills throughout your assessment process:

  • A genuine interest to work for Myerson Solicitors
  • High attention to detail
  • Analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage client expectations
  • Strong communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Strong academic record
  • Enthusiasm and passion for your work
  • Ability to contribute to a team and work collaboratively

What can you expect from Myerson?

At Myerson, we pride ourselves on personal development, growth and learning. During your training programme, we will make sure you receive real responsibilities to develop your legal skills. You'll be able to learn from your colleagues, senior solicitors and partners - giving you a real insight and practical skills that you need to grow your career in law. Other benefits include:

  • A friendly, supportive environment
  • Great work/life balance
  • A genuine focus on wellbeing
  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Smart working policy
  • Holiday benefits
  • Cross-department experience
  • Team and firm social events


First stage interviews will take place in July 2024 with second stage interviews in early August 2024.

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Required degree level

  • Law degree/GDL/CILEX level 6 or equivalent
  • Non-law degree

Salary range

  • £1-£29,999