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Manchester Training Contract 2022

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Thank you for your interest in applying for a Training Contract with TLT in our Manchester office.  

As part of your application,  you may be asked to complete a verbal reasoning test as well as a video interview.   If your application is successful, you will be invited to attend an Assessment Day.

During the Assessment Day you will complete a team building exercise, presentation, interview and written test. 

Please only apply for one office and either a vacation scheme or training contract. If you are unsuccessful for the vacation scheme, you will not be eligible for a training contract in the same recruitment year.

Role Responsibility

With a choice of up to 26 seats depending on your location, you’ll experience every area of legal work from high value court cases to our strong, ongoing partnerships with companies across the UK.

You will have the opportunity to meet a wide range of the firm's employees during the assessment day and will meet some of our current trainees over lunch. 

The assessment day will consist of an interview, a written exercise, a presentation and a group exercise. 

Further details will be provided if you are successfully shortlisted. 

The Ideal Candidate

We recruit graduates with the potential to become brilliant lawyers. No matter your background, law degree or not, post-graduate or career change, we'll support you every step of the way.

It’s not just about your qualifications: are you commercially aware, and do you have the judgment, personal skills and business sense to get off to a quick start by joining a dynamic, entrepreneurial and forward-thinking legal team?

What we look for:

  • A minimum 300/24 UCAS points consisting only of A-level A & B grades.
  • A 2:1 or above in any discipline. Above all, forward-thinking, entrepreneurial people who fit our creative and collaborative places of work.

About the Firm

We are an award-winning, full service commercial law firm with over 1000 employees and 110 partners across 6 offices in all 3 UK jurisdictions. We announced a 10% increase in fee income to hit £82m for the financial 2017/18* – the first full financial year since the launch of our new strategy to 2020. We are described as an 'energetic ambitious firm' with an 'open minded entrepreneurial culture' and have been named as a ‘first class’ employer by Best Companies Limited.

From our multi-skilled working community to our commitment to sustainable and responsible business, we’ve reshaped the traditional law firm into a fresh, bright, inclusive and creative place to work. We continue to win business from FTSE listed, national and international companies including the BBC, Sainsbury's, Boohoo.com, Barclays Bank and Glastonbury Festival.


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