How do you get a training contract at Addleshaw Goddard?

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  1. Apply. Apply online at
  2. Training contract 2024. Applications open: 1 April 2022. Deadline: 31 July 2022.
  3. Vacation scheme 2022. Applications open: 1 October 2021. Deadline: 6 January 2022.
  4. Open days 2021. Please visit our website for details of our open days and first year scheme.

What should be included in a training contract application?

A good example training contract CV layout:

  1. Personal details.
  2. Personal statement.
  3. Education and grades.
  4. Work experience.
  5. Skills.
  6. Achievements.
  7. Extra-curricular activities.
  8. References.

How many trainees does Addleshaw Goddard have?

We work with local primary and secondary schools across London, Leeds, Manchester and Edinburgh to inspire young people to fulfil their potential. Each year, around 40 students from years 12 and 13 take part in our Legal Access Week Programme.

Is Addleshaw Goddard a good firm?

Addleshaw Goddard is a premium international business law firm offering an exceptional breadth of services. The firm is proud of its culture too. A culture that means Addleshaw Goddard is good to work with and for, and where everyone expects the best of each other.

What is special about Addleshaw Goddard?

SPECIALISTS PRACTICES Over 99 awards and accolades for the practice and business of law in the past four years. The FT ranked us as the 5th most innovative law firm in Europe. Over 1300 lawyers around the world, including over 280 partners. Specialist in over 50 areas of business law.

Do Travers Smith recruit on a rolling basis?

Scheme dates Applications open on the 6 September 2021, close on 10 October 2021, and are reviewed on a rolling basis. Summer schemes: 3 Schemes across June and July, with exact dates to be confirmed in January 2022.

Can you get a training contract without work experience?

Yes, firms want to see you have skills or experience from previous roles or work placements that will add value to the firm but in many ways they really just want to know you genuinely want a career in law. As stated, work experience alone is not enough to make a great training contract application.

How do you stand out in a training contract application?

What makes an application stand out?

  1. Stay true to yourself and show your personality. Firms expect training contract applicants to belong to university societies, or demonstrate sporting achievements.
  2. Be authentic.
  3. Avoid the avoidable.
  4. Try, try and try again.

Who are addleshaw goddards main competitors?

Addleshaw Goddard’s top competitors include Mayer Brown, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Pinsent Masons and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Addleshaw Goddard LLP is a corporate law firm. Mayer Brown is a law firm that serves companies and financial services organizations.

Where does Addleshaw Goddard rank?

Addleshaw Goddard has 893 attorneys and the firm placed 22nd on the 2020 UK 100 ranking.

Is Addleshaw Goddard full service?

The practice is capable of providing a full service on transactions, with the London-based PE team acting alongside the firm’s offices in Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh to handle the tax and financing aspects of deals.

Who are Addleshaw Goddard competitors?

Where can I work for Addleshaw Goddard in the summer?

With Easter and summer work placements, there are lots of opportunities for you to discover what it’s like to work at Addleshaw Goddard. We offer week-long Easter work placements in Edinburgh and London, and two-week summer work placements in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London and Manchester.

Who is the corporate partner at Addleshaw Goddard?

As both a corporate partner and the training principal at Addleshaw Goddard, Garry Elliott is perfectly placed to provide insights into the firm’s culture, training programme and work. Read on to learn more about life at this dynamic City firm.

How does contextual recruitment work at Addleshaw Goddard?

Contextual recruitment looks at the context of academic achievement, and identifies students who have surpassed expectations or performed excellently in conditions of adversity. We have also removed our minimum A-level requirement to allow a more diverse pool of candidates to apply for training contracts at Addleshaw Goddard.

How does the Addleshaw Goddard social mobility programme work?

Students attending universities across London and southeast England are selected to take part in this three-year social mobility programme, alongside their undergraduate degrees, connecting with law firms who provide access to mentoring lawyers and practical work experience. GDL and LPC fees are paid, plus a maintenance grant.