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Training Contract

We recruit our trainees through direct applications and through our existing internal paralegals.

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A Global Future

As a trainee, you can join us in Belfast or Derry. You can read more about each location using the links below. Wherever you join us, as well as exceptional training across all of your seats, we’ll support your development in a number of ways.

We want to help you thrive so you can enjoy a long and successful career with us.

Trainee Programme

Throughout the two year training contract your time will be split between the office and the Institute. A breakdown of the time is as follows:

Year 1: September – December: Office

Year 1: January – June: Institute

Year 1: June – August: Office

Year 2: September – December: Institute

Year 2: January –September: in the office until qualification.

Trainee Salary & Grants


1st Year - £22,000
2nd Year - £24,000


Institute of Professional Legal Studies fees.

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