Opportunities: Find out what’s on offer

Opportunities: In 2021 we will be running our annual summer recruitment to find our future trainees.  Come and meet us: There are a number of opportunities to meet us via the virtual law fairs. Check out the below page for further information.

Virtual Law Fairs – Autumn 2020

Virtual Warwick Law Fair – 27 October 2020

Virtual Durham Law Fair – 18 November 2020

Vacation Scheme – Easter 2021 – Postponed

Due to the uncertainty of Covid-19 over the winter period, we will be postponing our 2021 Easter Vacation scheme. If you are interested in obtaining a training contract at Memery Crystal please apply for our summer graduate recruitment scheme. Details are below.

Open Evening – Early April 2021 

We will be hosting an Open Evening over Easter for candidates applying for a training contract to start in September 2023. The Open Evening will provide an insight to the firm’s graduate recruitment process and the culture of the firm.

The aim of the evening is for candidates to further their understanding of Memery Crystal, and will provide an opportunity to meet the Head of Graduate Recruitment, our fee earners, trainees and the HR team. To apply for a space on our open evening please tell us (in no more than 250 words) why you would like the opportunity to attend our open evening alongside your CV. Please send this to Recruitment@memerycrystal.com. Please watch this space for further updates of when the open evening will take place.

Summer Recruitment – 2021

You can apply for a training contract (for September 2023) via our summer recruitment process. The deadline for applications is midday on 30 June 2021. To submit an application form, please click here.

Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the deadline date and will be interviewed during the beginning of July with an Associate or Senior Associate and a member of the Human Resources team. Following the first interview, successful candidates will be invited back to attend the second stage of the recruitment process.

The second stage process comprises of an Assessment Centre (1 day). During the day you will be assessed during a number of activities, including team and individual exercises. You will also get the opportunity to meet various members of the firm and get a feel of life as a trainee at Memery Crystal. This also includes lunch with the trainees and dinner with the partners and fee-earners, giving us the opportunity to get to know you better, and for you to get to know us.

If you are successful at the Assessment Centre we will invite you back for a final interview with two of our Partners. You will also be given a topic and asked to give a presentation to a small panel of Partners.


During the summer recruitment process, offers will be made following the final Partner interviews at the end of July/ beginning of August.

"Trainees are given real responsibility as they are trusted to do work which is of a quality usually reserved for qualified solicitors."

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