How to Apply
Applying for a Training Contract
You are now able to apply for our 2023 Vacation Scheme and 2025 Training Contract by submitting an application via this link. Please be aware that the closing deadlines are 31 January 2023 for the Vacation Scheme and 19 June 2023 for the Training Contract. You will not be able to submit applications beyond midnight on these dates. If you have additional needs and requirements due to a medical reason, disability or social economic reason that prevent you from completing the online application form in its current format please contact our graduate recruiter Jenny Sanghera, to discuss alternative arrangements or provisions for you.
The initial process for submitting an application for the Vacation Scheme and Training Contract is the same. This involves completing the application form which can be found below.
For candidates who are interested in applying to both the Vacation Scheme and a Training Contract, you are very welcome to apply to this at the same time. If your Vacation Scheme application is not successful it will not impact your application for a Training Contract.
Should you apply for your Training Contract early to meet the Vacation Scheme deadline you are still able to log into your application form any time before the Training Contract deadline to add additional information. Please do this this if you secure further work experience, attend additional industry events or receive additional academic results.
Please be aware that we do not recruit on a rolling basis and all interviews take place after the relevant deadline has passed.
Applications are welcome from students of all disciplines. The earliest an application can be made for a Training Contract is in your penultimate year of your Law degree or final year of your degree for non-law students, we do welcome applications from candidates who are past this stage too. We seek candidates who can evidence overall strong academics and our minimum entry requirement is an obtained or expected 2.1 in either a law or non-law degree. We do not have a minimum A-level grade requirement but we do ask that you submit this information so we can see your areas of interest at school and build a picture of your academic progress as you continued your studies.
We do not electronically pre-screen application forms, each form is considered on its own merit. Every candidate has a different journey and experience which has brought them to the point of submitting an application to us and we welcome this diversity. We ask that you take the time to add further information where applicable to help us better understand you as an individual and your pathway to us. This is particularly relevant if you are applying later than your penultimate year of your Law degree or final year of your degree for non-law students, if your academic results have been anything other than consistently high, or if you have not gained much legal work experience.
More information about a Training Contract at Boodle Hatfield can be found in our graduate recruitment brochure below.