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There are all sorts of opportunities to get a feel for what we do and how you could make your mark here. We have a number of locations in England and we offer training contracts at our offices in London, Guildford, Manchester and Newcastle.

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Clyde & Co Early Careers

Hear from James Major about how important Early Careers are to building the next generation of Clyde & Co, and about his own 20 year experience with the firm. 


Our clients choose us because we’re recognised experts with a network of offices spanning both established and emerging markets. They also like our commitment to delivering exceptional service across everything we do. Whichever sector you ultimately specialise in, you really will be able to take pride in your work.

As part of the London training contract, you will have the chance to complete a seat in our Guildford office.


Our London office is the heart of Clyde & Co's global network, providing a full legal offering based on our diverse sector expertise. Our Guildford office looks after a number of our high profile clients and has sector expertise across our Corporate, Marine and Real Estate practices.


In London, we specialise in the following areas:


  • Aviation
  • Casualty and Healthcare
  • Corporate
  • Energy
  • Employment and Pensions
  • Insurance, Financial & Professional Disputes
  • International Arbitration
  • International Trade
  • Marine
  • Real Estate
  • Projects and Construction


Our Manchester office plays a vital role in Clyde & Co’s leading Casualty and Healthcare practice, as well as providing services to our commercial clients.  We provide expert legal advice across a full range of casualty services, from simple fast-track claims to the most complex and sensitive cases. 


The Manchester scheme is perfect for individuals who want to be based regionally but still be part of a global law firm with access to world-class training and development opportunities. 


In Manchester, we specialise in the following areas:


  • Casualty
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Financial & Professional
  • Projects & Construction


Our Newcastle upon Tyne office focuses on three specific areas; Marine, Insurance and Real Estate. All three teams are led by recognised sector experts which means, as a trainee here, you’ll have direct exposure to ‘City work’ for both UK and International clients.


In Newcastle, we specialise in the following areas:


  • Marine
  • Casualty
  • Real Estate



Explore Opportunities

There a few ways you can spend time with us before you apply to join us as a trainee – all of them will give you useful insights into our firm, the kind of work you could be doing here and the kind of culture and environment we have. It’s also a chance for us to get a feel for your potential.

Campus Ambassadors

Be our first point of contact on campus as our Clyde & co representative.

Insight Days

Attend a one-day workshop to get your first taste of life at Clyde & Co.

Bright Futures

Get your foot in the door with a week-long work experience at Clyde & Co.

Vacation Scheme

Jump into your career at Clyde & Co with a 2-week vacation scheme. We recruit for our training contracts exclusively via our vacation schemes.

Training Contracts

If you do well on our Vacation Scheme, it could lead to a place with us as a graduate in London, Guildford, Manchester or Newcastle.

Apply Today

If you’ve liked what you’re read and seen about us so far, it’s time to take the next step and make your application.