Trainee solicitor positions and summer placement schemes

Welcome to Hugh James trainee pages

  • Are you highly motivated to succeed?
  • Do you have good communication and social skills?
  • Do you enjoy a challenge and solving problems?
  • Above all have you got a good sense of humour?

If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, you are the kind of person we are looking for.

These web pages have been written by our present trainees and graduate recruitment team.

We hope they will give you a flavour of trainee life in Hugh James and will provide answers to any questions you may have about the recruitment process.


The closing date for the 2020 intake is 31 July 2018.

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Our summer placement scheme is an integral part of our recruitment process, the closing date for summer 2018 has now passed. Applications for 2019 will open in September.

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