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Sue Greaves
Training Partner

Trainee Solicitors and Work Experience

We generally take only one or two trainee solicitors each year, and look for candidates who have a genuine interest in our firm and in at least one of our specialisms, as it is always our aim to retain our trainees on qualification.

Trainee Solicitor and Work Experience Applications

The closing date has now passed for training contract applications (periods of recognised training) for roles starting in 2019.

If you wish to be considered for a training contract for 2020, information will be posted on this website in early 2018. Please do not apply in the meantime as we will not be in a position to consider any applications.

Your Training Contract

We offer seats in three or four of the following distinct areas

  • Property
  • Trusts, probate and tax planning
  • Pensions
  • Charities (including employment and commercial issues for charities and not for profit organisations)
  • Court of Protection

Wrigleys undertakes no litigation as such, but training and experience in contentious matters is available through our employment tribunal work and/or through secondment to another firm.

Trainees at Wrigleys are given early responsibility and make an important contribution to our teams.

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications are a degree, not necessarily in law, backed up with good results at A level or equivalent. A 2:1 or 1st class degree is preferred, though applicants with a 2:2 will be considered for interview if the rest of their application is sufficiently strong.

We particularly look for applications that demonstrate enthusiasm for our firm and for at least one of our specialist areas of work.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment.

Strong and stable: ignore the spin, the substance still matters

Strong and stable might no longer be a fashionable phrase, but that's exactly what good governance of academy trusts is all about.

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Modern slavery statements and the academy trust

With victims of modern slavery in England likely to number over 10,000, we consider supply chain transparency requirements for academy trusts.

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Community-led housing: Lancaster gathering

Interested in community-led housing? Join us on Saturday 4 November at the Friend's Meeting House in Lancaster.

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Breakfast Briefing - 17 October

Date: 17 Oct 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Speaker: Dr John McMullen, Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

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Annual Charity Governance Seminar 2017

Date: 19 Oct 2017

Venue: Hilton City Leeds

Speaker: Sarah Atkinson , Julia Unwin CBE

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Philanthropy Impact - The role of professional advisers, philanthropists...

Date: 07 Nov 2017

Venue:

Speaker: Fran Hegyi, Executive Director, Hull UK City of Culture 2017; Andrew Dixon, Director, Culture Creativity Place, Bid adviser Leeds 2023; Other speakers TBC

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