The following lists the dates for the host application and candidate selection processes together with indicative dates of the fellowship for the 2020 intake:

Trainee Solicitors
(England/Wales &
Trainee Solicitors
(Northern Ireland)
Host applications open 11th Oct 2019
Host applications close 15th Jan 2020 (5pm)
Hosts selected April 2020
Fellowship positions posted May 2020
Fellowship applications open August 2020
Fellowship applications close Sep 2020
Interview period Nov/Dec 2020
Training contract starts Jan 2021 Apr 2021
Fellow starts Solicitors Apprentice course n/a Sep 2021
End of training Dec 2022 Sep 2023

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