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Vacation Scheme 2019 and Training Contract 2021 (Bristol)

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

Job Introduction

By selecting this option, you are applying for a place on our Vacation Scheme as well as a Training Contract with VWV.

Unless you are currently working at the firm, or have previously completed a placement with us, this is the option that you should choose. This is the Bristol application and you would be based in our office on Narrow Quay.

The deadline for this application is 20 January 2019, and our Assessment Days will be running on 12 and 26 March 2019. If successful at Assessment Day you will then be invited to attend our Vacation Scheme which will run in June.

Our Vacation Scheme provides you with an excellent opportunity to get to know the firm.  You will spend time in a variety of departments, completing tasks and developing your skills. You will also complete activities with some of our Business Support teams, ensuring that you get a really good feel for the way in which the firm operates.

During your week, you will also have your interview for a Training Contract. This is your opportunity to tell us why you would like to be a Trainee at VWV.

Role Responsibility

As a Trainee at VWV, you will complete 4 seats in a variety of our practice areas and it is very likely that at least one of your seats will be in one of our Real Estate teams. 

Take a look at our Trainee Blogs to find out more about the varied range of tasks you will be involved with.

The Ideal Candidate

As well as demonstrating a strong interest in VWV, and a thorough understanding of our core values, our trainees:

  • are passionate about pursuing a career at VWV
  • have excellent academics and/or relevant Paralegal experience
  • are motivated and enthusiastic
  • have a flexible and resilient approach

Package Description

As a Trainee Solicitor with us, you will benefit from:

  • Starting salary from £23,000 in Bristol and Birmingham
  • Sponsorship for future LPC study
  • £2,000 grant to support you whilst you study
  • Excellent employee benefits, including private healthcare


About VWV

VWV is a full service law firm ranked as a leader in both the Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 directories. Our firm-wide core values of teamwork and collaboration, putting the client at the centre of the firm and taking a commercial approach ensure a dedicated and expert service to all of our clients. Our high standards have been recognised by the Law Society through Lexcel and their Conveyancing Quality schemes.

With over 400 members of staff across four offices in London, Watford, Bristol and Birmingham, we are a medium size national law firm with a commitment to the training and development of our employees at all levels. This can be demonstrated by our Bronze Investors in People accreditation. On top of this, we have the reputation of being a friendly firm with approachable staff in all areas of the business. 96% of our clients say they would recommend us which, we believe, is a strong indicator of our culture.

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