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Clyde & Co's Graduate Programme in Scotland

If you’re looking for the perfect environment to learn, develop and progress, we think you’ll love life here.

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We have a long-standing history in both Edinburgh and Glasgow, and form part of a strong presence in the UK and global law industry. With a range of disciplines across the insurance sector, from large loss to dispute resolution, our early career programmes is perfectly tuned to give you the best start to your law career.

 

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Specialisms

Details of the specialisms in this country

The heart of our practice in Edinburgh is defender personal injury claims. We represent insurance clients and public authorities in all aspects of employers’ liability, public liability and motor claims.

In Edinburgh, we specialise in the following areas:

  • Casualty
  • Insurance

From the Victorian splendour of George Square, our G1 office provides services to insurers, commercial companies and professionals, advising on catastrophic injury and large loss claims, employers and public liability, RTA claims and professional negligence claims. We have specialists in personal injury civil litigation, occupational disease and family law.

In Glasgow, we specialise in the following areas:

  • Casualty
  • Insurance

Our Programmes

Our vacation schemes are the perfect opportunity for you to experience life with our firm, in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office. You’ll spend two weeks with us getting to know what we do and who we work with, and you’ll also have plenty of time to network with other trainees, associates and partners. Our Scottish trainees are recruited exclusively via our vacation schemes.

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Training Contracts

First things first, all of our trainees are the people who’ve impressed us in our early career programmes. In fact, we only recruit trainees from our vacation scheme and our internal paralegals. If you do well there, you could join us on a training contract in our Edinburgh or Glasgow offices.

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Vacation Schemes

Our vacation schemes are the perfect opportunity for you to experience life with our firm, in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office. You’ll spend two weeks with us and, although some of your time will be about you getting to know what we do and who we work with, you’ll have plenty of time to get to know our trainees, associates and partners too.

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Global Virtual Experience Programmes

At Clyde & Co, we recognise the challenges that students and graduates can face when trying to access a career in the legal profession. It is our aim to provide an opportunity to understand what a career in law would look like by providing a practical insight into the day-to-day life of a commercial lawyer.

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UK Paralegal Academy

Eligibility: 

UK Bachelors degree at 2:2 or above in any subject or equivalent qualification.

No legal experience necessary.

 

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