Training contracts and legal apprenticeships at JB Leitch
We’ll help you thrive
Our trainees shape and develop our future business. From the moment you start your training contract, we’ll steer and support you on the road to qualification and beyond.
A first-class or 2.1 degree and excellent A-levels are a must.
But it’s just as important that you’re inquisitive with a curiosity to learn and develop your skills at this exciting stage in your career. You’ll have a creative approach when responding to challenges and be a well-rounded team player who can demonstrate that you fit with our professional and dynamic culture.
Our training contracts don’t just pave the way for your long-term career at JB Leitch, they also place you right at the heart of the firm from the outset. You’ll build your skills, develop your knowledge learning from our legal experts and start delivering important work for our clients.
Our Legal Apprenticeships are designed to appeal to bright school leavers who are interested in a career in law but have chosen not to attend university.
If you’re an ambitious school leaver looking for a career in law through a vocational route and have strong GCSE and A Level results then our Legal Apprenticeships offers an excellent opportunity to kick start your legal career.
Application hints and tips
1. Why JB Leitch?
2. Pay attention to the detail
3. Don’t undersell yourself
4. Avoid jargon
5. Covering letter
The next steps
If your application is successful you will be invited to meet us for an initial interview at our offices with one of our HR Team and a representative from the Management Team.
If you perform well at your initial interview you will be invited to attend a second interview during which you will meet one of our senior lawyers and in most cases our Principal Lawyer, Jonathan Leitch.
Academic achievement is important to us but so is your work ethic, values and cultural fit. We’ll need to know you’re excited by the prospect of joining JB Leitch and the opportunity of learning about our clients’ businesses and specialisms. We will assess you as a whole during the selection process so let the real you shine through when we meet you.