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Training Contract - 2026 - Haynes Boone

Training Contract - 2026 - Haynes Boone

companyHaynes Boone
locationLondon, UK
PublishedPublished: Published 1 week 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) | 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)

Deadline 9 June 2024

The London office of Haynes Boone is fully committed to providing high-quality training and support to our trainees. We will provide four seats of training in the litigation/arbitration group and the non-contentious group. Trainees in those seats will work with different teams across the range of the firm’s practice areas within the relevant group during each seat. Practical training will be given with plenty of support and feedback. .

On offer:

  • 4 seats of 6 months duration each in the contentious and non-contentious groups
  • Competitive salaries, grants and benefits

What we are looking for:

  • A strong and consistent academic record and to be on track for, or have obtained, a 2:1 degree minimum
  • Take on responsibility, have commercial awareness, commitment, energy and spark
  • A sense of community and enthusiasm to participate

Selection process:

  • Applications close 9 June 
  • 1st interview in person with two partners and our office administrator. A written test is given.
  • 2nd interview assessment day in our London office –
    • interviews with partners from the contentious and non-contentious groups
    • joint candidate interviews with associates and counsel
    • presentation to lawyers
    • lunch with lawyers


Our trainees receive a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Our trainees join on a salary of £46,000 increasing to £50,000 in the second year
  • 25 days holiday per calendar year
  • Voluntary (optional) benefits including Private Medical insurance
    • Cash Plan
    • £500 contribution towards gym membership
    • Group personal pension scheme
    • Season ticket loan
  • Group Income Protection
  • Life Assurance x 4 salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellness initiatives

Required degree level

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