Trainee Solicitors

Our Trainee Solicitor recruitment cycle opens again in January 2023, for a November 2023 start date.  

Our Trainee Solicitors work in our fast-paced St Albans office, alongside our team of dedicated and talented professionals. Our training contract is completed over two years, with four, six-month seats, developing skills and experience in drafting, legal research, interviewing clients, negotiating and much more. 

There is a real opportunity to progress your career at SA Law. We offer great opportunities for development and ensure that everybody, whatever their level of experience, gets involved in interesting client work within the firm’s different legal practice areas and across all sectors. Furthermore, we make sure that our Trainee Solicitors get early involvement in business development activities.  

We are very proud that SA Law’s Trainee Solicitor programme attracts such talented applicants; but we are even more proud of the percentage of Trainee Solicitors who qualify with us and then continue their careers at the firm.

Key requirements


  • You will have completed the Legal Practice Course
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work quickly and accurately
  • Committed to meeting deadlines
  • High levels of initiative and motivation

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to Sam Walsh.