We are always on the lookout for top legal talent. If you are an experienced solicitor looking for a career change or a graduate looking for your first training contract, then scroll down to find out more about joining us at Rudlings.

Information about Training and Careers at Rudlings

Does Rudlings provide training contracts?

Are you a law student? Our popular graduate and training scheme offers a great entry into working at a successful law firm. 

We are a long-established law firm, and we’re going places! We offer a wide variety of opportunities in a range of legal departments. Whether it is family law, Private Client or getting involved in our Commercial Department, we are sure there is something to capture your interest. 

From the moment you join our team you will be encouraged to contribute effectively day-to-day. Our team of experienced lawyers, will be by your side, helping you at every step. We carefully assess the level of responsibility we give you, and when you’re ready, you can deliver client-facing work too.

We like our qualified staff to spend one year as a secretary/paralegal with the firm, and after that it’s a twelve – eighteen month training contract-as part of that time is taken into account.

Our trainees like to stick around! 

At least 90% of our trainees over the past ten years are still currently with our firm! 

Some of our past trainees have become partners at our firm, heads of departments and have established themselves as successful solicitors in their chosen fields.

We’re always open to applications 

We’re always on the lookout for the best graduates and top talent. If you would like to apply for our training scheme, you can send your C.V and Cover Letter in at any time.

Key Requirements

  • At least 320 UCAS points (ABB) or equivalent
  • At least a 2:1 in your degree
  • A passion for law and all things legal
  • A personable and ambitious nature
  • A well-rounded individual with interests outside of the law
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Willing to have fun and get stuck in!
Does Rudlings provide a vacation scheme?

The Rudlings vacation scheme provides a first-hand look into what it’s like to work at an established law firm. 

What is our Vacation Scheme?

Every year we welcome talented students and graduates for a week’s placement on our vacation scheme. It’s your chance to get to know us and get a feel of what it’s like to work in a modern law firm.

It’s also an excellent opportunity for us to get to know you, as we often invite vacation scheme candidates to join our training contract assessment process.

How our Vacation Scheme works

Our vacation scheme runs for one week during the first two weeks of July, and is open to:

  • Second and third-year undergraduates
  • Graduates
  • Students/graduates of the LPC or GDL

During your placement, you’ll get to work on real cases and work in two or three different departments. You’ll get to see the range of the firm’s work and talk to experienced solicitors about what it’s like to work in their field.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • At least 320 UCAS points (ABB) or equivalent
  • At least a 2:1 in your degree
  • A passion for law and all things legal
  • A personable and ambitious nature
  • Willing to have fun and get stuck in!

Vacation Scheme Application Deadlines

Details for our 2024 vacation scheme will be released in October 2023.

We are more than just a law firm

Teamwork is at the heart of what we do – The Rudlings team pride themselves on working together and sharing a common goal to provide our clients with the best service possible. 

It’s about going above and beyond – Providing excellent service is our number one goal. Our passionate and forward-thinking team constantly challenges the status quo to get our clients the results they require. 

A commercial firm with a family feel –  Our business has big goals, and we love to challenge ourselves! When you join, Rudlings will be welcomed into a team who work together with respect, loyalty and honesty. 

Life at Rudlings Solicitors

From the day you join us at Rudlings, you will immediately be welcomed as a member of our team.
As a valued team member, you can expect to be part of a team that will challenge you, develop you and inspire you to be your best self.

At Rudlings, we pride ourselves on our high level of service. Constantly exceeding clients expectations and going above and beyond to ensure that our service is unmatched.

There’s never been a better time to join our firm. Were a growing business with huge ambitions. If that sounds like something you would like to be a part of, contact us to start your career at Rudlings.

Training and Development at Rudlings

We are proud of the training and development that we can offer at Rudlings Solicitors. Some of our previous alumni are now partners at our firm after initially joining us on training contracts.

As a trainee at Rudlings, you will be learning from the moment that you join. As part of our team, you will be working alongside experienced solicitors allowing you to get real hands-on experience and job learning.

You will also be paired with a mentor who has been previously through our training programme and can support you every step of the way.

We also offer a range of both professional and personal learning experiences. Such as recognised legal qualifications, interview skills, management skills and leadership development.

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A Brilliant experience

I am a few months into my training contract at Rudlings, and I have enjoyed every moment of it so far! Everyone has been incredibly supportive, and I thoroughly enjoy the day-to-day variety and continuous learning. 

Sabrina Anwar / Rudlings Solicitors

Some of our previous trainees at Rudlings Solcitors

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