Norton Rose Fulbright

Deadlines

Training Contract (Penultimate Year Law Students)

To commence March and September 2023
Applications open 31/05/2021
Applications close 11/07/2021

First Steps Programme 2021

19-23 July 2021
Applications open 04/01/2021
Applications close 14/02/2021

Business and Legal Operations Graduate Scheme

Applications close 31/01/2021

Insider Scorecard

A
Training
A
Quality of work
A
Peer support
A
Partner approach-ability
B
Work/life balance
A
Legal tech
B
Perks
A
Office
A
WFH
A*
Eco-friendliness

Insider Scorecard Grades range from A* to D and are derived from the Legal Cheek Trainee and Junior Lawyer Survey 2020-21 of over 2,000 trainees and junior associates at the leading law firms in the UK.

Money

First year trainee salary £48,000
Second year trainee salary £52,000
Newly qualified salary £82,500
Profit per equity partner £745,000
GDL grant £8,000
LPC grant £10,000

A newly qualified (NQ) solicitor has the potential to earn in excess of £100,000 with bonus applied.

Hours

Average arrival time 09:10
Average leave time 19:46
Annual target hours No targets
Annual leave 25 days

Average arrive and leave times are derived from the Legal Cheek Trainee and Junior Lawyer Survey 2020-21 of over 2,000 trainees and junior associates at the leading law firms in the UK.

Secondments

Chances of secondment abroad 42%
Chances of client secondment 33%

Secondment probabilities are derived from the Legal Cheek Trainee and Junior Lawyer Survey 2020-21 of over 2,000 trainees and junior associates at the leading law firms in the UK. Please note that due to COVID-19 secondment probabilities are lower than in usual years.

General Info

Training contracts 45
Latest trainee retention rate Undisclosed
Offices 59
Countries 35
Minimum A-level requirement AAB
Minimum degree requirement 2:1

Diversity

UK female associates 54%
UK female partners 27%
UK BME associates 15%
UK BME partners 9%

Universities Current Trainees Attended