The following lists the dates for the host application and candidate selection processes together with indicative dates of the fellowship. Click the appropriate tab to view dates for that year.

Trainee Solicitors
(England/Wales &
Scotland)
Trainee Solicitors
(Northern Ireland)
Host applications open Mon 10 January 2022
Host applications close 5pm, Wed 30 March 2022
Notification of selected Hosts and unsuccessful applicants by Thurs 23 June 2022
Notification of shortlisted and unsuccessful applicants March 2022
Assessment period for shortlisted applicants March 2022
Fellowship positions posted Late October 2022
Fellowship applications open w/c 31 October 2022
Fellowship applications close extended to 11:59 pm, Sunday 8 January 2023
Interview period 27 January until 10 February 2023
Training contract starts April 2023 April 2023
Fellow starts Solicitors Apprentice course n/a September 2023
End of training March 2025 September 2025
Trainee Solicitors
(England/Wales &
Scotland)
Trainee Solicitors
(Northern Ireland)
Host applications open w/c 9 January 2023
Host applications close 21 February 2023
Notification of shortlisted and unsuccessful applicants w/c 13 March 2023
Assessment period for shortlisted applicants w/c 20 March to 12 May 2023
Notification of selected Hosts and unsuccessful applicants w/c 19 June 2023
Fellowship positions posted Late September 2023
Fellowship applications open w/c 2 October 2023
Fellowship applications close 8 December 2023
Interview period 15 January to 2 February 2024
Training period begins April 2024
Fellow starts Solicitors Apprentice course n/a September 2024
End of training April 2026 September 2026

 

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