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Training Contract - 2026 - Gosschalks

Training Contract - 2026 - Gosschalks

locationHull, UK
PublishedPublished: Published 4 weeks ago
Full time
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) | Self-management (SRA competences D1) | Working in professionally regulated environment (SRA competences A1) | Written and Oral Advocacy (SRA competences B5) | Professional workplace relationships (SRA competences C3)

Application deadline 31 July 2024

Just how good is our graduate training programme?

Twenty-six of our current lawyers joined the firm as trainee solicitors fresh from law school. Sixteen of them went on to become partners. Many of those partners have gone on to lead teams and departments and to work on the biggest cases with the biggest clients, achieving national acclaim in the Legal 500 and Chambers guide.

If you think it’s a glamorous job, think again. We roll up our sleeves and get stuck in.

This is because being a lawyer at Gosschalks means thinking like an entrepreneur. It means having solid business sense, a sound understanding of our client's needs, sector specialist knowledge, a knack for spotting opportunities others can’t and having the courage to go after them.

The difference with us is we don’t just say it, we practice it.

Applying for our Graduate Training Programme

With the firm growing year on year, we’re always looking for future solicitors, partners and leaders to join us.

Our initial selection criteria requires applicants to have achieved at least three A to C grades at A-Level or equivalent and to have achieved or be predicted at least a 2:1 in their degree. In exceptional circumstances and for applicants who have come late to the law, we will consider applicants whose grades do not meet the criteria.

We currently offer two routes to qualify as a solicitor, the LPC route or the SQE route. If you are unsure which route to follow, Richard Taylor the firm’s Training Principal answers some frequently asked questions in his Blog.

To apply, complete the application form via the Apply link.

For help and advice, please email

If you are still hungry for more information at this stage, take a look, via the Apply link, at our handy guide to life at Gosschalks as a Trainee Solicitor to give you a greater insight into the opportunities that Gosschalks has in store for the right people.

Required degree level

  • Law degree/GDL/CILEX level 6 or equivalent
  • Non-law degree
  • Passed SQE 1

Salary range

  • £1-£29,999