If you're a school-leaver or graduate, our routes in early careers put you on the path to make a difference in law.

This is your opportunity to push boundaries, question convention, and solve complex problems. As you build your skills, you can decide where your career takes you.

From day one at TLT, you’ll have the chance to voice your ideas, get stuck into client work and guide where and how you work. You’ll be part of an open and collaborative team where you can approach anyone for a conversation and get involved in causes that you care about.

Our training programme puts you at the heart of the action. You’ll work on live projects and forge a career that rewards you.

You’ll join an open and collaborative culture where you can approach anyone for a conversation and get involved in causes that you care about. 

We work with clients from the Future Energy, Digital, Financial Services, Leisure, Food & Drink, Public Sector, Real Estate and Retail & Consumer Goods sectors. You’ll get to know their businesses in and out and make a real difference, no matter who you are.

If you have any questions, please get in touch

 

KEY DATES

  • 1 October 2023 - Vacation Scheme & Training Contract applications open
  • 3 October 2023 - Legal Solicitor Apprenticeship applications open
  • 10 January 2024 - Vacation Scheme applications close
  • 11 February 2024 - Legal Solicitor Apprenticeship applications close
  • 31 May 2024 - Training Contract applications close

ROUTES TO LAW

TASTERS AND WORK EXPERIENCE

INSIGHTS & EVENTS

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We have several opportunities available, including our paid Vacation Scheme, Insight and taster days and our new virtual work experience programme through Springpod. Eligibility varies so please visit our work experience and taster section for more information.

 

If you require any adjustments to the application form or assessment process, please email train@tlt.com and we will provide you with the support you need. All requests are dealt with confidentially and sensitively by a member of the HR team.

Yes. We ask for a minimum of 120 UCAS points and a 2.1 degree. However, we do have a space for mitigating circumstances on our application forms and we partner with Rare Contextual Recruitment System to help us to understand the context in which candidates achieved their grades.

1 October 2023 - Vacation Scheme & Training Contract applications open

3 October 2023 - Legal Solicitor Apprenticeship applications open

10 January 2024 - Vacation Scheme applications close

11 February 2024 - Legal Solicitor Apprenticeship applications close

31 May 2024 - Training Contract applications close

 

Applications for our Belfast office are now closed and will reopen again in Summer 2024. 

No, we are unable to consider applications sent after the deadline. 
Yes. Please take a look at our routes to law to find out what you are eligible for.
  • Make sure you read the question and answer it exactly as written. Does it ask how or why? Explain your statements fully. Are there two parts to the question? Make sure you cover both.
  • Don’t use essay language or unnecessary words. Practising lawyers communicate with clients as simply and clearly as possible.
  • Proofread your form before submitting. Have you made any spelling or grammatical errors? Have you written the firm name correctly? Have you used the correct words in context?
  • Structure your answer clearly. Does the answer flow and make sense?

We believe that strengths-based interviews are the best form of interviews for early careers. The interview focuses on your motivations and what you enjoy doing, rather than previous work experience. This allows you to be authentic in your answer and use transferable skills and examples. The questions are standardised, meaning that all applicants receive the same interview with assessors who are trained at interviewing people.

We host a number of assessment centre presentations and workshops to that will prepare you with the necessary skills to excel in group exercises. Go to our events page for more information. 

Yes, we have a number of exciting client secondment opportunities in the majority of our locations.