Practice training contract

A bright start to a brilliant career

Our Singapore training programme provides successful candidates with an opportunity to become qualified in Singapore. Our unique 26-month programme is run in collaboration with our formal law alliance partner, Clifford Chance.

The first step on the training programme is to undertake a practice training contract with us at Cavenagh Law. Following your admission to the Singapore Bar, you will undergo the post-qualification training programme conducted by Clifford Chance.

As a practice trainee with Cavenagh Law, you will be a valued team member from day one. You will be close to the action, with an active role in client relationships and business development early on. You will enjoy the challenge of working on a wide variety of local and international matters, often collaborating with colleagues from one of Clifford Chance's international offices.

Practice training contract benefits

  • Practice trainee honorarium: S$80,000
  • Financial assistance during Part B studies
  • Reimbursement of Part B fees

Please refer to the Clifford Chance graduate recruitment page for the salary paid and benefits available while undertaking the post-qualification training programme.

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Structure of our 26-month training programme

Stage 1: Practice training contract with Cavenagh Law

At Cavenagh Law, we have designed the structure of our practice training contract to give you the widest range of experience within our business in line with the training requirements in the Legal Profession Act and the Legal Profession (Admission) Rules 2011.

Under the supervision of the partners of Cavenagh Law, you will be given training assignments and supervised training on high profile matters and learn from market leaders. You will take real responsibility on matters in a refreshing and stimulating environment, where your unique talents will have the space to shine, develop and make a real impact.

With the support of the Clifford Chance Academy, our practice trainees undertake a bespoke induction programme combining practical learning, insight and skills to ensure that you start life as a practice trainee with the all the tools and techniques for you to succeed in your role.

How to apply

We have completed our recruitment up to 2024.

Recruitment for 2025 is now open and will close on 31 May 2022. Applications must be submitted, and will only be accepted, via the Online Job Portal.

For all enquiries regarding graduate recruitment please contact the graduate recruitment team.

Online Job Portal