Some of our current trainee solicitors

Please take a few moments to read what our current trainees think about our Graduate Recruitment process.

Emelie Vardon

2nd Year Trainee Solicitor

 

 

 

 

 

The graduate recruitment week at Sintons provided me with an opportunity to gain legal experience with some of the region’s top lawyers in a friendly working environment, alongside allowing me to gain an understanding of the inner workings of a law firm. This is crucial in preparation of commencing a training contract…read more >

Edward Forshaw

2nd Year Trainee Solicitor

 

 

 

 

 

I was a third year law student at Newcastle University when I decided to apply to Sintons. I had applied to various firms, both regional and national, during my second year and attended a number of assessment days. This gave me a good feel for the sort of firm I believed I would both enjoy working at, and get the best training during my training contract…read more >

Tessa Carr

2nd Year Trainee Solicitor

 

 

 

 

 

Whilst studying at Durham University, I started searching for a law firm with a strong regional identity, competitive career opportunities and fantastic reputation within the area. Sintons fits this description perfectly, but it wasn’t until I was on the assessment week that I realised, without a doubt, that I’d found the law firm for me…read more >

Liam Anderson

1st Year Trainee Solicitor

 

 

 

 

 

I am a 1st year trainee solicitor at Sintons and am currently undertaking my first seat in the Employment department. My work is extremely varied has been very enjoyable so far. I have had a lot of client contact, written several articles for the firm’s website and also gained exposure to some contentious work in the form of Employment Tribunal claims. The trainee group at Sintons are valued highly and given plenty of opportunities to develop themselves both inside and outside of the office…read more >

Jay Balmer

1st Year Trainee Solicitor

 

 

 

 

 

I am a 1st year trainee solicitor at Sintons and am currently undertaking my first seat in the Employment department. My work is extremely varied has been very enjoyable so far. I have had a lot of client contact, written several articles for the firm’s website and also gained exposure to some contentious work in the form of Employment Tribunal claims. The trainee group at Sintons are valued highly and given plenty of opportunities to develop themselves both inside and outside of the office…read more >

Sophie Townes

1st Year Trainee Solicitor

 

 

 

 

 

I studied law at Newcastle University and following graduation, I was focused on obtaining a training contract with a strong and reputable regional law firm. For me, Sintons was a natural fit.  I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Sintons’ assessment week in 2016 as part of the overall training contract application process. I found this to be extremely insightful as I was able to experience first-hand the diversity of practice areas available at Sintons and the friendly culture of the firm…read more >

Caitilin Hepworth

1st Year Trainee Solicitor

 

 

 

 

 

I was a third year history student at the University of Sheffield when I decided to apply to Sintons in 2016. At this point in time, the work experience I had obtained and my experience volunteering at my local Citizens Advice Bureau had helped me decide that law was the career for me…read more >

Our trainees are on twitter, follow @SintonsTrainees to see what they are up to or to ask for advice.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in a training contract at Sintons then we would love to hear from you. Just complete our online application form and we will be in touch with you after the closing date regarding the progress of your application.

Key dates

Please note: applications for this year are now open.