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Womble Bond Dickinson

Womble Bond Dickinson is a transatlantic law firm, providing high-quality legal experience and outstanding personal service to a wide range of regional, national and international clients from key locations across the United Kingdom and United States. They focus on 12 key sectors: Energy and Natural Resources, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Public, Government Services and Third Sector; Real Estate, Retail and Hospitality, Transport; Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals, Technology and Private Wealth.

Top three things they look for in graduates

  • Ability to respond positively to change – being adaptable and resilient, and embracing new ways of working
  • Relationship building skills – emotional intelligence is very important to us
  • Being able to communicate effectively – with people from a variety of backgrounds, whether they are colleagues or clients

Hear more from Womble Bond Dickinson about their training contracts, what makes a good lawyer and some tips on securing a training contract if you are considering a career in law.

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Recruitment cycle dates

2026 Training contracts:

  • Applications open 6 November 2023. Deadline for applications 11 January 2024.

For further information about their applications process, please visit their website here.

Moving from the LPC to the SQE: Their upcoming application process (open date November 2022) will be their first year utilising the SQE.

How to contact them

Name of recruiter: Keith Mitchelhill – email [email protected]

For more information visit their website:

Dana Cook, Trainee Solicitor

Alumni Stories: Dana Cook | Trainee Solicitor

“Don’t compare yourself to others: there is no set way of getting into law.”

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