Trainee Solicitor Programme

Kickstart your career in law at Cleaver Fulton Rankin.

Our Programme

As a trainee solicitor at Cleaver Fulton Rankin, you will be given the tools to accelerate your personal growth on the path to becoming a solicitor. From the get-go, you have the opportunity to develop your skills across a wide range of legal practice areas.

Each trainee has the opportunity to gain experience across a variety of practice areas, including Dispute Resolution, Corporate & Commercial, Private Client, Environment & Planning, Commercial Property and Employment & Immigration.

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Trainee Solicitor

Up to five trainee solicitors hired each year

Duration: Two years.

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What we look for in an applicant.

As a firm, we are keen to attract the best team members. We look for people who share our culture and are keen to learn and understand the opportunities that lie ahead within the legal industry.

We are seeking the future generation of solicitors who have the desire to go that extra mile to understand who we are as a firm and the work we do.

We look for individuals with:

  • Outstanding academic performance
  • Exceptional client service
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Drive, ambition and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work as a team, as well as independently
  • Strong values and culture
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How to work for us.

Applications for our current intake are now closed. Details of our next intake will be released in early 2025.

Upcoming Events and News

The latest Events and News from Cleaver Fulton Rankin.

  • “I began my journey at Cleaver Fulton Rankin as a trainee solicitor in 1997 and with support of the firm’s development programme, I was the first of my class of trainees to make it to Director. My job role has considerably changed from my first day in the firm and I am grateful for every experience Cleaver Fulton Rankin has given me to succeed and develop”.

    Patrick Fleming, Director

Get In Touch

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Aaron Moore

Trainee Director