WJM prides itself on doing the right thing, making a difference and building trusted relationships. To succeed with us, you’ll need to be commercially focused, business aware and completely in tune with our aim to build long term rewarding relationships with our clients which are noticeably better than anything else on offer elsewhere.

We believe in recruiting the best people and training them comprehensively so they rapidly become members of our team at WJM, immersed in the WJM way of doing things. We are seeking trainees who are interested in helping us make a positive difference in everything we do, know the value of doing the right thing, are interested in building trusted relationships and really passionate about delivering the best service - client service driven.

As a Trainee you will gain a variety of experience in four six-month seats across different core areas of the firm. You will also participate in our established training programme, which includes Firm-wide training and in-depth training specific to you at your stage of learning and in accordance with the PEAT 2 Outcomes.

When looking for Trainees, we normally require a minimum of Honours LLB at 2:1 standard, but all exceptional candidates will be considered.

Our application process for 2025 traineeships is now open and our team look forward to meeting you at the law fairs taken place on the following dates:-

Dundee University - Thursday 28th September 2023

Aberdeen University - Tuesday 3rd October 2023

Glasgow University - Wednesday 4th October 2023

Strathclyde University - Monday 9th October 2023

Edinburgh University - Wednesday 25th October 2023

You can view our Traineeship brochure here: Traineeship Brochure 2023.pdf    

To apply please complete and return your application form to along with the equal opportunities monitoring form using the attached link 

Our application process is now closed.

We are committed to providing equality of opportunity in employment and to developing working practices and policies that support work-life balance.

We are happy to discuss flexible working and offer a hybrid working model for most roles.

Please tell us if you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process.