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Training Contracts

Bright sparks wanted!

Applications for our 2019 Training Contract intake open on Thursday 1st November 2018.

We are delighted you are considering applying to Mincoffs for a solicitor training contract.

As a Newcastle based full-service commercial law firm, trainees will have the opportunity to experience working in several areas of the firm, whether in our extremely busy corporate team or working with private clients on family law matters or wills and probate.

We were delighted to win the ‘Corporate/Commercial Team of the Year’ award in the Northern Law Awards 2018. Our Residential Property team were also finalists in the ‘Property Team of the Year’ category.

Trainees spend six months in each of four seats, covering a range of contentious and non-contentious seats.  These seats may include:

We will try our best to offer you experience in the areas of law you are particularly interested in but this cannot always be guaranteed.

How to apply

Our application process is straightforward: email a copy of your up-to-date CV and a covering letter to

Come and see us!

We attend regional university law fairs so you can find out more about careers at Mincoffs and meet some of our trainee solicitors and NQs. We will be at the following law fairs:

Northumbria Law Fair, Sport Central, 6th November

Further information

For any further information, or if you would like an informal chat about our solicitor training contract application process, please email our dedicated Training Contract inbox – – and one of the team will get back to you.

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