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            Northern Ireland Training Contract

            Our training contract is the first step on your journey to become an outstanding commercial lawyer at a global legal business.

            As a DWF trainee, you’ll work with partners, directors and associates on complex, high value work. We are meritocratic, and you are recognised for the work you do, not your job title or how long you have been here. Many of our trainees progress very quickly.

            You'll split your training contract between having valuable time in the Belfast office, and studying at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS). When you're in the office, you will have the support of your Master to ensure that you get the most out of your training contract. 

            Due to the competitive nature of the Belfast market, we will assess applications on a rolling basis so please ensure that you submit an application at the earliest opportunity. 

            Required qualifications

            We are recruiting trainees who are in the position to start working in the office in September 2020. 

            The minimum entry requirements for the role are as follows: 

            AAB at A-level or equivalent 
            2.1 degree (or predicted) 
            A conditional offer to study at the IPLS (must have applied/be in the process of sitting the entrance exam in order to apply) 

            If you have any questions, please visit our FAQ page or email our trainee enquiries inbox at trainees@dwf.law

            Contact our Graduate Recruitment team

            Sarah Tucker

            Emerging Talent Specialist

            Charis McGowan

            Emerging Talent Officer

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