Training as a solicitor at Wilson Nesbitt

 Your career

We seek to employ the best Law and Non Law graduates who will contribute to the continued success of Wilson Nesbitt. We employ Law graduates as legal paralegals and start their practical legal training in both the technical and the soft skills that make good lawyers. We support Non Law graduates complete online courses to convert their non law degrees to law degress. When we select trainee solicitors we are looking for future partners in the firm. We want to bring the best out of people and aim to provide excellent all round training.

If you are academically excellent, thrive in a dynamic environment and are able to overcome rather than create obstacles with a view to meeting our clients' commercial and personal goals, you may have what it takes to meet our exacting standards. We see the training contract as the most valuable way to sustain our growth and the quality of service to clients upon which our reputation as a progressive, innovative, IT orientated law firm which sets standards in many areas of practice has been built.

Should you decide to join Wilson Nesbitt you will learn and grow within the firm that values and rewards, the ability, personality, initiative and commitment of its people above all else.

We offer something different.

You’ll learn on the job, with real responsibility and practical experience in a supportive environment. You’ll work directly with clients and will experience running your own files. We’ll teach you the Wilson Nesbitt approach to law: working closely with individuals, understanding their needs and providing exceptional client care.

We see our trainees as an investment in our future - over the last three years over 90% of our qualifying trainees have been offered and taken up qualified posts with Wilson Nesbitt and the remainder have all secured qualified positions with other firms. This shows both our commitment to your future & the value put on Wilson Nesbitt qualifying solicitors by other firms.

Your training contract journey begins as soon as you accept your offer; you’ll feel a part of the firm straight away.   We will work hard to ensure that your training contract journey is a positive experience from start to finish.