Tips for applying

Careers fairs and employer events are essential for you to attend to get all of your questions answered, if you haven't had your chance to meet us yet, here are some helpful hints and tips to get you started on the perfect application to be a trainee solicitor

Shoosmiths are looking for innovative, commercially aware trainee solicitors who share in our values. The best applications are those that are unique and prove you have a real interest in being part of the Shoosmiths culture. What makes you stand out? Where do you want to be when you qualify? Give genuine answers based on thorough research.

The most common application mistakes are spelling, grammar and clarity. Make sure you answer the question, both clearly and concisely. Check your application with a second pair of eyes before submitting - communication is a key skill for being a solicitor.

The application isn't the first step to applying. Research is.

Samantha  Hope, graduate recruitment manager


This information is for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. It is recommended that specific professional advice is sought before acting on any of the information given. Please contact us for specific advice on your circumstances. © Shoosmiths LLP 2024.



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