Residential property

Traineeships

Applications for traineeships starting in 2021 will open in August 2019. In the meantime please follow us on social media for updates or come and meet us at the University Law Fairs to find out more. Full details can be found in the ‘Come and meet us’ section below.

We provide our trainees with the best possible start to their career by combining support, expertise and opportunity. During our two year traineeship you will have the opportunity to spend time in 4 seats, covering a diverse range of areas including;

  • Land & Rural Business
  • Private Client
  • Energy, Strategic Land & Natural Resources
  • Commercial Property
  • Residential Property
  • Housebuilder
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate

You will be assigned a mentor in each of your seats who will help guide and support you throughout your journey to becoming a fully qualified solicitor.

We offer a comprehensive induction programme designed to equip you with the right knowledge and understanding of our firm, processes and services we offer clients. You will also have the opportunity to meet with our business support teams as well as take part in plenty of social and sporting events, including charity fundraisers and other activities as part of our commitment to our Corporate Social Responsibility programme.

 

Our commitment

We’ll provide you with all the support required on your journey to becoming a successful lawyer.

We’re authorised providers of Peat 2 Trainee CPD (TCPD) under the Law Society of Scotland’s PEAT 2 licensing scheme, giving you the opportunity take part in a comprehensive training programme and learn from some of the best Solicitors in the profession.

Over the course of your traineeship, you’ll benefit from a minimum of 60 hours tailor-made TCPD to ensure you develop your skills and knowledge and continually refine your expertise.

You’ll receive quarterly performance reviews (PQPR) with your mentor where you’ll have the opportunity to discuss your achievements, strengths and any areas for development. Trainee feedback is, and always has been invaluable to us to ensure our programme is as beneficial as possible.

Life as a Trainee

To find out what it's like to be a trainee, read some of our trainee blogs.

Melissa Strachan - Trainee
Fergus Hand - Trainee
Zoe Inkster - Trainee

Come and meet us

We attend university law fairs throughout the year. If you would like to find out more about our traineeship opportunities come along and speak to us at the following fairs:

  • University of Dundee Law Fair - Monday 16 September 2019
  • University of Aberdeen Law Fair - Tuesday 17 September 2019
  • University of Edinburgh Law Fair - Wednesday 25 September 2019
  • University of Glasgow Law Fair - Wednesday 2 October 2019

Alternatively, if you are unable to attend either of the above please contact the HR team on 0131 260 7589 to discuss our opportunities.

How to apply

Applications are closed for traineeships commencing in September 2020.

Applications for traineeships starting in 2021 will open in August 2019 and further information on the recruitment process will be provided here when this opens.

In the meantime please follow us on social media for updates or come and meet us at the University Law Fairs to find out more. Full details can be found in the ‘Come and meet us’ section.

If you have any specific questions you can contact us on the email address below:

traineerecruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk 

 

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