Training contract applications

Last updated 18 July 2017

Application forms

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 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.

Application to recognise experience outside of a training contract (time to count) (PDF 8 pages, 101K) 

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.