- Diversity & Inclusivity
We take a proactive approach to diversity to ensure all of our people are recognised for their unique talents and skills. We have a very open and welcoming culture with robust recruitment procedures and compulsory diversity training.Find out more
- Corporate social responsibility
Our trainees are usually the first to get involved in the variety of corporate social responsibility activities the firm has on offer.
Whether it is helping elderly Wimbledon residents get to grips with new technology, mentoring children and young adults in Leeds and Birmingham or serving up meals to the homeless in Winchester, we value making connections with our local community. We also hold lots of charity events, such as the competitive football and netball tournament, and love any excuse for a bake off.Find out more
- The training process
Our trainees rotate every six months through our various legal divisions. and as a trainee you can gain experience in the following areas of law:
- Clinical Law including medical negligence claims, advisory and inquests
- Housing including housing development and housing management
- Real Estate
Our HR team meet trainees halfway through each seat in order to identify seat preferences for the next rotation.
Where possible, we will support qualification as soon as possible for those who have relevant paralegal experience that can form part of their period of recognised training.
- Who should apply?
We are committed to recruiting the best people to maintain our market leading position. We welcome applications from candidates who are either on course for or have achieved at least a 2.1 (or equivalent) in their undergraduate degree. We also expect candidates to be able to demonstrate they are committed to a career in our specialist sectors and to be highly driven, but well rounded, team players, with good problem solving and communication skills.
- How to apply
At the current time we only recruit into our Trainee Solicitor programme from our internal team of Paralegals, who play an invaluable role in the success of the firm. Therefore, the best way to secure a training contract with Capsticks is to join as a Paralegal. In doing so, you will have the opportunity to work in a truly varied role, with lots of responsibility early on. This experience is excellent preparation for progressing to become a Trainee Solicitor. Please see our list of current vacancies here.