London Programmes

London Training Recruitment

The London office of Haynes Boone is fully committed to providing high-quality training and support to our trainees. On our two-year training contract, we will provide two seats of one year each in the litigation/arbitration group and the non-contentious group. Trainees in those seats will work with different teams across the range of the firm’s practice areas within the relevant group during each seat. Practical training will be given with plenty of support and feedback. Applications for one 2024 Training Contract and two 2025 Training Contracts are currently being accepted through 18 June 2023. Please apply here.

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Training Programme Details

On offer:

  • 2 seats of one year each in the contentious and non-contentious groups
  • Competitive salaries, grants and benefits

What we are looking for:

  • A strong and consistent academic record and to be on track for, or have obtained, a 2:1 degree minimum
  • Take on responsibility, have commercial awareness, commitment, energy and spark
  • A sense of community and enthusiasm to participate

Selection process:

  • Applications open 1 March 2023 with a deadline of 18 June 2023
  • Apply online via
  • 1st interview in person with two partners and our office administrator. A written test is given.
  • 2nd interview assessment day in our London office –
    • interviews with partners from the contentious and non-contentious groups
    • joint candidate interviews with associates and counsel
    • presentation to lawyers
    • lunch with lawyers

Our trainees receive a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Our trainees join on a salary of £46,000 increasing to £50,000 in the second year
  • 25 days holiday per calendar year
  • Voluntary (optional) benefits including Private Medical insurance
    • Cash Plan
    • £500 contribution towards gym membership
    • Group personal pension scheme
    • Season ticket loan
  • Group Income Protection
  • Life Assurance x 4 salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellness initiatives