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Recruitment process

The application process for training contracts is now closed and will re-open in December 2017.

After you have completed your Application Form, successful applicants will be invited to participate in the next stage of the recruitment process in July 2016. Please ensure you are available in July 2016 to attend our one week vacation scheme before applying. We will be confirming if you have been selected by the end of May 2016.

What is the recruitment process?

Each application is carefully read and considered against our criteria by a member of the Graduate Recruitment team. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a one week vacation scheme, throughout which you will be continually assessed as to your suitability to be offered a training contract. Your week at Fox Williams will include time in five of our departments where you will undergo a set task. You will also be asked to sit a verbal reasoning exercise during the week, a written technical exercise, and a practical group exercise. Towards the end of the week, there will be a short interview with two partners based on the technical exercise completed earlier in the week. If you are successful at the vacation scheme stage you will be invited in for a formal competency based interview with a further two partners. We believe this process of assessment of future trainees is more effective as you will get to know us and understand what it means to work at Fox Williams.

News: You will hear from us at the end of July or early August if you are to be offered a training contract and, if successful, you will join us in early September 2016, 2017 or 2018. Before that you will have the opportunity to meet other members of the firm at social events during August so that there are a few familiar faces when you start.

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