Find a training contract

Before you commence the PPC studying at Blackhall Place, you must enter into a training contract with a solicitor.

Help to find a role

You can find a range of useful resources to assist in the process below

Annual seminar

The Law Society Traineeship Section hosts an annual seminar to help prospective trainees to find a training contract. This usually takes place at the start of each year.

For an example of the content covered at the seminar, download the Finding your Training Contract 2019 programme.

Information on the next Finding your Training Contract seminar will be posted here when available.

CV register

The Society's online CV register allows FE-1 students seeking a traineeship to upload their CVs, which are then visible to interested hiring solicitor.


The Society has produced two guides to assist trainee solicitors in seeking a contract. and Job alerts

The Society's dedicated jobs site features the latest jobs, along with advice and free Job Alert email notifications when suitable roles are advertised.

The training contract

The training contract will normally last for 24 months, with work commencing after you complete the PPC I.