Thursday, 01 December 2016

Firm snapshot: The Birketts training contract

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Firm snapshot: The Birketts training contract

For Birketts’ full Lex 100 2016/17 profile, see here

Birketts’ trainees are given ‘hands-on experience and responsibility from an early stage’, and report ‘regularly talking with clients directly with the appropriate support from supervisors’. We hear that the firm ‘excels in all core practice areas’, and these include dispute resolution, private client and real estate.

The firm posted record revenues for the 2015/16 financial year, announcing a 9.8% rise in turnover to £38.7m.

Recent deals have included acting for Kingsley Healthcare on a £200m fundraising investment, and defending Powerscourt Services against a multi-million pound fraud claim.

Birketts has won in four Lex 100 survey categories this year, namely: living up to expectations, low stress levels, friendliness and diversity.

First-year trainee salaries are £23,500, rising to £24,500 for the second year. NQ salaries are £36,000-£37,500.

Apply between 1 February 2017 and 31 July 2017 for training contracts commencing 2019.

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