Letter—trainee solicitor offer letter
Letter—trainee solicitor offer letter

The following Employment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Letter—trainee solicitor offer letter
  • Terms of offer
  • Conditions of offer

[Subject to contract]

Dear [insert name of trainee solicitor]

Following [your interview on [insert date],] I am pleased to confirm the Firm's offer of employment as a trainee solicitor, subject to the conditions set out below.

[If accepted, this offer will be formalised in OR I attach][our standard recognised training contract] (the ‘Training Contract’), the terms of which will prevail if they conflict with the details given below.

Terms of offer

The principal terms of our offer are:

  1. 1

    to provide recognised training for you in accordance with the SRA Standards and Regulations (the ‘Standards and Regulations’)[ and the SRA Authorised Training Provider information pack 2019].

  2. 2

    your recognised training[ and your employment with the Firm] will begin on [insert date] (the ‘Commencement Date’) and, subject to the terms of the Training Contract, will be for a fixed term of [two] years continuing until [insert date][, when it will end without any requirement for notice or compensation]. Your period of continuous employment with the Firm [will begin on the Commencement Date OR began on [insert date], the date on which your previous employment by