Careers at Foot Anstey

Dedicated development. Serious potential.

Early careers

Interested in starting a career within a law firm? Find out about the variety of early career roles at Foot Anstey, suitable for a huge range of people.

Training contracts

Our training contracts are designed to give you a high-quality experience and exposure to high-calibre work, within our six key sectors. Across four seats, you’ll make an immediate impact guided and supervised by colleagues who are expert, passionate and supportive. You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in our Virtual Trainee Programme and client secondments, which will give you client contact very early on in your career. Supervision is key to a successful training contract. You’ll benefit hugely from working closely with Partners and other expert colleagues, as well as from regular check-ins with the Training Principal and the Early Careers team.

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Vacation schemes

A vacation scheme provides you with the opportunity to experience life at Foot Anstey. We have two vacation schemes you can apply for, for undergrads, for our current paralegals and also for individuals from underrepresented groups. Get involved with interesting work for a range of clients and discover what training at a dynamic firm is like!

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An apprenticeship is a great route into a law firm, with the training, resources and support to help you start your career. There’s a huge range of possibilities for school leavers, post grads and career changers with opportunities in legal and non-legal roles.

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Work experience

Get your first taste of a career in law with work experience at Foot Anstey. We don’t currently have any open programmes, but watch this space or contact us to find out when opportunities are live.

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Life at Foot Anstey

Foot Anstey has so much to offer ambitious individuals, with a culture that’s refreshingly human, collaborative and innovative.

People stories

Discover what makes our early careers programmes special. Hear from colleagues who have experienced our training contracts, vacation schemes, and apprenticeships.


We’re excited to help you start your career journey. If you have any questions, we’d love to hear them.

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