At Whitney Moore we recognise the importance and value of investing in our trainees. We are always looking for talented graduates to join our trainee programme. We focus on ensuring that trainees get experience in all key areas in order to qualify and become talented and expert lawyers. We recognise and encourage good work and commitment. Many of our partners started their careers as trainees with Whitney Moore.


Whitney Moore is a full service corporate law firm. We are the sole member of the prestigious Meritas global network of independent law firms who’s membership includes over 170 commercial law firms in over 60 countries.

The firm is ranked top tier by international guides including Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 EMEA across a number of specialist practice areas with many of our lawyers listed as leaders in their field, including:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate, Commercial & M&A
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • Employment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Pensions & Employee Benefits
  • Real Estate

Why choose Whitney Moore

Our future development and growth is closely linked to our programme for hiring, nurturing and developing talented trainees who will help contribute to the ongoing success of the firm. We are committed to ensure that those who are successful in achieving a place on our trainee programme will be provided with the experience, training and encouragement to help them become highly skilled lawyers.

We operate a rotation system with each trainee spending time in each of our core practice groups and ultimately in practice areas that are of interest to them. Our trainees can expect to work directly with our partners and associates and we have a long standing practice of giving trainees and junior solicitors direct exposure to clients at an early stage in their career.

What we look for in our Trainee Solicitors

  • An undergraduate degree.
  • Evidence of a high academic standard attained throughout university.
  • A love of learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong writing and research skills.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Motivation and initiative.
  • Ability to build relationships.
  • An interest in the firm’s areas of expertise.

Application process

Applications for PPC 2023 have now closed. We will be accepting applications for PPC 2024 between 16 Oct’23 until 3 Nov’23. Please do not submit CV’s outside of these dates as they will not be considered as part of the process.


The Whitney Moore intern programme is an excellent opportunity for you to experience the work of a solicitor as part of a busy full service corporate law firm.

It will give you an understanding of the working environment at Whitney Moore. Our aim is to identify suitable candidates for our future trainee programmes from our intern intakes.

We take a small number of final year students and those studying for FE1 exams as interns each summer and throughout the year.

Application process

If you are interested in an internship in 2023 please send your CV, together with a covering letter, to our HR department (