Closing date: 06/06/2022
Term: Contract
Department: Student Schemes
Location: Jersey/Guernsey
The firm

The capabilities and talent of our lawyers have earned us industry recognition for identifying all the steps necessary to meet our clients’ goals, however diverse or complex the requirement.

We are an award-winning law firm with expertise in BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law and the agility to drive success for our clients in a fast moving world.  We provide legal advice shaped around the needs of corporate and private clients, financial institutions and intermediaries worldwide.

Working in multi-disciplinary teams, we marry thought leadership with a proactive approach to solving issues holistically – without a client needing to raise them – across geographies and practice areas in the most efficient and seamless way.  Through this approach – delivering reliability and stability with flair – we combine commercial acumen with service excellence that helps you to achieve your goals and stay ahead.

The department

Our Trainee scheme, starting September 2022, gives graduates the opportunity to learn from some of the best legal minds in the Channel Islands and become a UK qualified lawyer typically through the SQE route.

Successful candidates will rotate around our core legal departments as well as spending time with our support areas to get a full understanding of how we operate as a law firm. It's a paid two year programme with the opportunity to be considered for permanent opportunities at Bedell Cristin on qualification.

The Bedell Cristin Trainee Scheme is highly competitive so we look for students who are committed to a career in law and who possess drive and enthusiasm, initiative, academic ability and excellent communication skills.

Candidates applying must be a Jersey or Guernsey resident and have, or be on course to achieve, a 2:1 degree or better.

Other information

Please submit an up to date CV which includes:

  • Your school and academic grades
  • Your university and academic grades
  • Any work experience you have
  • Any awards or recognition earned
  • At least one personal or academic referee - an individual you've either worked with professionally or studied under academically who can testify to your skills, abilities and character.

Please also submit a cover letter explaining:

  • Why you wish to become a Trainee with Bedell Cristin
  • How you think you would benefit from being a Bedell Cristin Trainee
  • What values and qualities you might bring to the firm
  • Your aspirations for the future