Early Careers

Enjoy your work, follow your path, reach your potential.

At Ashfords, we understand the importance of investing in our people right from the start of their careers, so we’re all about ensuring access to opportunities.

Whether you’re a school leaver, a graduate or career changer, we offer several ways to kickstart your legal career with us, including training contracts, apprenticeship schemes and work experience placements, for those all-important early insights.

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We can help you to reach your potential in a supportive and collaborative environment, offering early hands-on experience and the opportunity to learn from some of the best lawyers in their field.  

We also value difference, as it’s through variety in our ideas and approaches, that we can deliver excellent outcomes for our clients.  This is why, when you join Ashfords, you will be able to follow your path, identifying your own style as you progress through your career.

Graduate Opportunities

Become immersed in the life of a full-service law firm with hands-on experience, early responsibility and client involvement.

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Hands-on and practical work experience opportunities for enthusiastic and solutions-focused apprentices.

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Work Experience

Valuable content rich work experience programmes for aspiring lawyers.

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