Day in the Life of a Trainee Solicitor

Ever wondered what life as a trainee in a law firm is actually like? This session is your chance to get some insight.  You might be considering whether you want to be a lawyer, preparing for your first vacation scheme or just looking at ways to showcase to graduate recruiters your understanding of the role of a trainee. 

The session includes insight talks to assist your understanding around how law firms operate as businesses to be profitable, the role of business development and finance in law firms, an insight into the role of a trainee in typical deals as well as discussion around what commercial awareness looks like in practice to a lawyer.

You will also get a chance to complete simulated trainee tasks, getting feedback on what you do from current trainee solicitors – so you truly have the opportunity to experience a ‘ Day in the Life of a Trainee’.



Our National Law Fair is an event for aspiring solicitors designed to give you the inside track on the legal recruitment process. Attended by a range of law firms and recruiters, this National Law Fair will help you improve your chances of securing a training contract. This event is a great opportunity to meet potential employers and gain valuable insight into their training opportunities.

This event provides you with:

  • An opportunity to network with over 30 leading law firms and legal recruiters
  • Expert advice on securing work placements and training contracts
  • A range of talks aimed at boosting your legal employability