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Who are we?

On paper we’re a full-service law firm, providing legal services to businesses, organisations, government departments, families and people throughout life and in business. But we offer so much more than that.

We want you to set your own goals inside and outside of work; to carve your own unique path. We will give you the tools, support and exceptional development to take your career where you want to.

We believe in working as a team and there’s no glass ceiling or putting you in a box here.

We have been ranked one of the top 10 law firms to work for by Best Companies.

Find out more about our benefits and why you should apply for a training contract with Shakespeare Martineau Glasgow.

Why apply?

As a trainee at Shakespeare Martineau Glasgow, you will complete your training contract primarily in commercial property. You will have a broad development programme and we will provide you with first-class training, responsibility and access to high profile complex work and the opportunity to work with some of the firm’s top clients.

We are currently recruiting for two trainees at Shakespeare Martineau Glasgow to support our growth. One training contract will start in 2022 and the second in 2024.

Visit our FAQ page where we answer a host of commonly asked questions.

Meet Amal

Amal is our dual-qualified Partner and head of our Scottish practice. With many years of combined experience North and South of the border, both within core real estate and the renewable energy sector, she will be able to offer great growth potential to any trainee that joins.

 

Apply now

Our application process for 2024 training contracts is now open

Applications opened: 20 January 2022

Applications close: 23 May 2022
Following the closing date, we will shortlist all applicants and if selected you will be invited to our assessment centre.

Assessment centres: Successful candidates will be invited to one of our assessment centres in late June 2022.

We've put together a whole host of frequently asked questions on the application process which you can find here.

We also have a host of live events that you can attend to hear from our current trainees on what life is like here.

  • Future Leaders Q&A: Recruitment Takeover

    Date: Tuesday 5 July

    Time: 11:00 - 11:45

    Getting started in your career? Looking for advice to help you land that dream job? Come and have a chat with our recruitment team about what works, what doesn't, and what you can do to get ahead!

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Scottish Law Training Contracts

Your questions answered ...

We’ve put together a few of our commonly asked questions covering topics such as what is your assessment process to is the legal world for me?
Take a look below or reach out to our early ambitions team.

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The Training Contract application process

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