Training Contracts

Recruiting Outstanding Trainee Solicitors


At Allington Hughes Law we are passionate about recruiting and retaining outstanding staff. We take a great deal of time over the recruitment of trainee solicitors, this is done for good reason. We recruit trainees as the future of our firm therefore it is important that the right candidates are selected.

Applications for Training Contracts will be accepted from 9am on 1st September until 5pm on 30th November each year with a view to commencing a training contract in September of the following year. Applications submitted outside of this period will not be considered.

To help you decide whether this role would suit you these are some of the things that we look for in the ideal candidate for the role:-

  • A genuine interest in our firm.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the geographical locations that we serve.
  • An understanding of the services that we offer.
  • Knowledge of the things that affect our firm on a day to day basis.
  • An awareness of the legislation that may impact on our firm.

The application process:-

Stage 1: Applicants are invited to submit a Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter between the above dates.

Stage 2: Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an initial interview.

Stage 3: Applicants who are successful during interview will be invited to spend a day at our offices to get to know our firm better.

Stage 4: The final shortlist of applicants will be invited to complete a short presentation on a topic of the applicant’s choosing.

Please send your application to [email protected]

If you have any questions regarding the role please contact Director, Ian Barnes, who is based primarily at our Wrexham office at 10 Grosvenor Road, Wrexham, LL11 1SD or by email to [email protected]

Work experience placements

We offer 2-3 week long work experience placements during the summer. These placements are generally for students who are currently at University and who plan to undertake the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or are currently studying the LPC. We will publish a set question for applicants to respond to in May each year. Those providing the best answers will be selected. Please keep checking our website and social media accounts for updates.