APPLICATION FOR TRAINING CONTRACT
All applicants must complete the Trainee Solicitor version of our Equality and Diversity Questionnaire -
Information on the deadline for applications can be found on http://www.mcgrigorsornot.com/
Preferred location Glasgow / Edinburgh / London / Aberdeen / Manchester (Please delete as appropriate)
Applicants for a Training Contract based in Belfast must complete the specific application form.
Preferred start year If you have made a previous application to
McGrigors LLP please state when:
First Name Title
Last Name Place of Birth
Mobile No. Email address
Home address Address for correspondence (if different)
Entitlement to Work on the UK
Do you have the right to take up employment in the UK? (Please delete as appropriate)
Yes, as a British National. Yes, as an EU national.
Yes, through another route (please provide details, including the expiry date of any work permit)
If you do not have the right to take up employment in the UK, how do you anticipate obtaining permission to work in the UK?
Health: Are there any health limitations or special needs Languages: Please indicate your level of fluency in any
affecting your application of which McGrigors should be aware? language other than English
Secondary Education (Full Time)
Name of School Town and country
Subject Qualification Year No. of Grade & % Subject Qualification Level Year No. of Grade & %
Level Attempts mark (Higher/ A / AS attempts mark
(GCSE, Standard awarded level or similar) awarded
Grade or similar)
Higher Education (please include all universities attended, including current one)
From To Name of College or University Course Qualification (indicate class
Details of degree course subjects for all years Year No of % mark (indicate Merit Distinction etc. where
(including current and proposed subjects) attempts relevant)
Please continue on a separate sheet if necessary
Please provide details of when and where do you intend to do your Diploma in Legal Practice/GDL and/ or LPC?
From To Name of College or University Course Results
Details of Diploma in Legal Practice/GDL/LPC if already Year No of % mark (indicate Merit Distinction etc.
taken or studying towards attempts where relevant)
(including current and proposed subjects)
Do you consider all of the above academic results to be a fair reflection of your performance? Yes No
If no, please explain why not
Explain any gap periods in your education (e.g. year out travelling) unless covered in Employment below
From To Activity
Employment (include vacation work, voluntary service or other work experience)
From To Name / location of Employer Type of work/Position held Salary Reason for leaving
What are your main spare time interests? (max. 150 words)
Please indicate any positions of responsibility held (max. 150 words)
Describe the significant achievements in your life and why they are special to you (max. 150 words)
Describe the most interesting problem (non-legal) you have ever had to discuss or solve (max. 150 words)
Please explain how you arrived at your decision to pursue a career in commercial law (max. 150 words)
Please explain why you have decided to apply to McGrigors. (max. 150 words)
Please give the names, addresses and occupations of two referees; one personal, one academic
(McGrigors may contact either or both of these referees without further notice)
Please indicate where you initially heard of McGrigors (e.g. law fair, graduate publication, a personal contact)
Chambers Graduate publication (please specify)
Training contract and Pupillage handbook Personal Contact (please specify)
Law fair (please specify) Other (please specify)
By signing this application form in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, I hereby consent to the Firm holding, using, disclosing and
processing both electronically and in hard copy form any personal and sensitive data relating to me for the purposes of employee-related
administration, personnel and business records and may use such data in the course of the Firm's business.
I agree that the Firm may disclose such information to third parties in the event that such disclosure is in the Firm's view required for the proper
conduct of the Firm's business.
All applicants should undertake our Equality and Diversity Questionnaire - https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/McGrigorsTrainees.
Completed applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the office you wish to apply for as the subject of the
email. Hard copy applications can be sent to Fiona Baillie at McGrigors, 141 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7EQ.
Applications for Training Contracts in Belfast should be made using the specific application form.