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Prior to making any decisions about a career in law, students are advised to consider the number of traineeships registered in previous years for a picture of the traineeship market.
In practice year* 2014/15 there were 540 traineeships registered. This represents a slight increase of 2% compared to the number of traineeships registered in practice year 2013/14 (530):
The full report details the number of traineeships over the past five practice years as well as admission statistics for the same period and information about the geographical location and size of firms employing trainees.
Students without traineeships remain in a competitive market as a result of the economic downturn. Further information and guidance on finding a traineeship has been produced by the Society’s Education, Training and Qualifications team.
*The practice year runs from 1 November to 31 October
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