Candidate FAQs

Q: Is a Jobs Board?

No. is a platform that allows you to create an anonymous profile and to be matched with private practice vacancies at NQ - 5 PQE.

Law firms do not advertise vacancies on the platform and, importantly, your CV will not be seen by anybody until you authorise its release for a specific vacancy.

Q: How does the service work?

You create an anonymous profile on the platform, which includes:

  1. details of your academic record and your experience as a trainee / junior solicitor; and

  2. your work preferences in relation to location, salary, preferred department, and the type of law firm you would like to join.

Once your profile is live, it can be matched with specific vacancies, and when you are matched with a vacancy will request the release of your CV.

The CV Request will be sent to you by text message and email, and both will contain full details of the vacancy.

You will be asked to either 'Accept' or 'Decline' the CV Request.

Once you're in the process for a specific vacancy, one of our experienced recruitment consultants we'll work with you every step of the way.

Q: Is there a fee for registering with the site, creating an anonymous profile and/or being matched with vacancies?
No. There is no cost to you for using to find your next role.
Q: When should I use the
While you can create a profile as soon as you have commenced your training contract, trainees within the final seat of their training contracts, and junior solicitors at NQ - 5 PQE are most likely to be matched live vacancies.
Q: How long will it take to register with the site and create a profile?
It should take you no more than 5 minutes to register with and create a profile.
Q: Does my CV need to be up-to-date to complete my profile?
No. You don't need to upload a CV in order to complete your profile. You can wait until you are authorising the release of your CV for a specific vacancy before uploading it to the platform.
Q: Will my CV be published online?
No. Your CV will NEVER be published online and will only be seen by law firms once you have authorised its release for a specific vacancy.
Q: How broadly or narrowly should I set my work preferences?
You can set your work preferences to be as broad or as narrow as you wish. However, we would encourage you to carefully consider the types of roles with which you would like to be matched.
Q: Can I change my profile and preferences once my profile is live?
Yes. Indeed, we would encourage you to edit your profile and preferences regularly. For example, if you have recently qualified and accepted an NQ position within a specific practice area, then it is important that this is reflected in your profile.
Q: How will I know when my profile has been matched with a specific vacancy?
When your profile has been matched with a specific vacancy you will receive a text message and e-mail containing details of the vacancy and will be invited to either accept or decline the CV request.
Q: What happens if the law firm would like to arrange an interview with me?
We will get in touch with you to let you know that you've been invited for an interview.
Q: Will I receive any assistance when preparing for an interview?
Yes. We like to work closely with candidates that are preparing for interviews. We want to do all that we can to make sure you're fully prepared for the interview.
Q: What should I do if either my training firm or current firm is not recognised by the platform?
Please contact us by e-mail ( or telephone (020 3709 9165) and we will add the law firm to the list of 'recognised firms' on the platform as soon as possible.
Q: How do I delete my profile?
Please contact us on 020 3709 9165 or by e-mail at and we will delete your profile immediately.