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How do I apply?

If you are an aspiring solicitor and would like to join Ward Hadaway in either our Newcastle, Leeds or Manchester offices then the application process for our 2020 Vacation Scheme and our 2021/2022 Training Contracts are now open!

Click here to start your Trainee Solicitor career at Ward Hadaway.

Applications close on 28th February, 2020.

Which route should I take?

Ward Hadaway offer two routes to obtaining a training contract. Which route you take depends on whether you are a law graduate or a non-law graduate and whether you would like a more detailed insight into the firm via a one week vacation placement in the summer.

Please see below for a diagram outlining the different routes you can take.

Application process diagram

 

How do you select candidates?

It is critical we recruit talented people with the right mix of competency, skills, attitude and motivation. We therefore ensure our recruitment process is multi-dimensional so that you have the best opportunity to show us what you’re made of.

At every stage we assess the capability you demonstrate against our training contract competency criteria and our firm behaviours and values. We hold assessment centres and undertake interviews to ensure we gain a full and fair assessment of your capability.

We recognise some of this may be daunting so if your initial application is successful we’ll always provide you with more information so you know exactly what to expect at each stage of our recruitment process.

If you are an aspiring solicitor and would like to join Ward Hadaway in either our Newcastle, Leeds or Manchester offices please don’t hold back applying to avoid disappointment of missing out.

Click here to review our trainee recruitment privacy notice.