Training contract applications
Last updated 18 July 2017
Register a training contract
If you commenced a training contract on or before 30 June 2014 and need to complete an application to register this, please contact us to request a copy of the form.
Extend a training contract
This form should be used when a training contract is extended by agreement between the training establishment and the trainee solicitor, or because it is necessary to extend the training contract.
Please ensure that the firm/organisation has authorisation to take trainee solicitors before submitting this application.
Application to register the extension of a training contract (PDF 3 pages, 78K)
Recognise experience outside of a training contract
Trainees, prospective trainees and applicants who have previous equivalent experience may wish to apply to a training establishment to reduce the duration of the training contract. Should they wish to do so, they must complete this application form.
Cancel a training contract
Application to register the cancellation of a training contract and to certify the period of training.
Cancellation of a training contract (PDF 3 pages, 112K)
Appoint new training principal
If you wish to change your organisation's training principal, you must notify us.
Training principal declaration form (PDF 2 pages, 74K)
Minimum salary waiver
Under certain circumstances, authorised training establishments may apply for a waiver from the requirement to pay trainee solicitors a minimum salary set by the SRA.
For a TC5 form, please contact us.