Travers Smith

Deadlines

Training Contract

To commence September 2023 and March 2024
Applications open 01/06/2021
Applications close 31/07/2021

Insider Scorecard

A*
Training
A
Quality of work
A*
Peer support
A
Partner approach-ability
B
Work/life balance
A
Legal tech
A
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 £46,500
Second year trainee salary £52,000
Newly qualified salary Undisclosed
Profit per equity partner £1,000,000
GDL grant £8,500
LPC grant £8,500

Please visit Travers Smith’s website for details of their NQ salaries.

Hours

Average arrival time 09:14
Average leave time 19:25
Annual target hours None
Annual leave 27 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 4%
Chances of client secondment 0%

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 25
Latest trainee retention rate 89%
Offices 2
Countries 2
Minimum A-level requirement AAB
Minimum degree requirement 2:1

Diversity

UK female associates 50%
UK female partners 23%
UK BME associates 15%
UK BME partners 3%

The Firm In Its Own Words