Careers with Cannings Connolly

Trainee solicitor recruitment

We are looking to recruit one trainee to start in March 2018. Real Estate and Construction (non-contentious) is the largest department and it is likely that the trainee would be required to complete two 6 months seats sitting with one or more of the real estate and construction partners. The trainee will spend 6 months in each of Litigation / Dispute Resolution and Corporate & Commercial. The trainee will be sitting with a partner in each seat and as a smaller firm will have direct client contact and as much responsibility as he/she can deal with effectively.

We are looking for candidates with excellent academics (degree of upper-second or above only) coupled with a personality that will engage not only us but also our clients.

If you would like to apply for a training contract please provide: (i) a covering letter and (ii) your up to date CV both by email only to

Please note that the opening date for applications for trainees to start in March 2018 is 17 July 2017 and they should not be submitted before then. The closing date for applications is 31 August 2017 and they will not be accepted after this.

Other vacancies

We have no other vacancies at the present time.