Residential property


The application process for our 2021 traineeship programme is now closed. Applications to our 2022 traineeship programme will re-open in Summer 2020. To stay up to date please follow us on social media. 

Gillespie Macandrew offers a two year Legal Traineeship where you will experience four seats within the following departments:

  • Commercial Property
  • Corporate
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy and Strategic Land
  • Housebuilder
  • Land and Rural Business
  • Private Client & Tax
  • Residential

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.

Laura Fairgrieve

Matthew Henson

Ashley Hollis

Jamie Seath

Conner McConnell

Isla Fern


Come and meet us

We attend university law fairs throughout the year, typically around September each year.

The recruitment process is designed to gain the most from candidates and you can contact us to discuss the process in more detail if you are unsure if this is the best route to take.

You can contact the HR team on 0131 260 7589 to discuss our opportunities.


How to apply

Our applications process is now closed and will reopen in Summer 2020.

If you have any questions regarding traineeships, please email to:


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