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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  Starting salary of £35,000 plus excellent benefits

Gloucester, GB Bristol, GB London, GB

Career Area:  Early Careers

Legal Graduate Scheme


A career that will deliver change. Together, we can help Britain achieve net zero.

Join our Legal team on a Training Contract and help drive positive, social and environmental change through our business. Make an immediate impact, powering the nation today, whilst helping to build a sustainable energy future for tomorrow.



What is the Legal Graduate Scheme?


As a Postgraduate on our Training Contract, you’ll be joining our Legal team, where we support the business as Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, working to help us reach Net Zero carbon emissions.

On this 2-year programme you’ll complete your Professional Skills Course (PSC) training, learn from our experts, gaining valuable experience in stakeholder relationships and negotiations. You’ll have the opportunity to build your confidence and experience and develop your Legal knowledge.



Pay, culture and benefits:


  • 2 year fixed term Training Contract to start in September 2024 or 2025
  • For those looking to start in 2025 we will consider sponsorship of Legal Practice Course (LPC) or Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE)
  • Starting salary of £35,000, market-leading pension scheme and annual performance bonus
  • 28 days’ annual leave
  • Flexible benefits package – you choose what benefits you want 
  • Wellbeing, physical and mental health support services

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.


We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.


Training, development and support for you:

We’re passionate about development and offer a tailored training path that will help develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours, both during the scheme and in your future career.

To get the most from our training during the programme you’ll be moving around our sites to experience our diverse business. During this 2-year programme you will complete 4, 6 month rotations through our business, these could include Customers & Corporate, Nuclear Operations, our European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) programme and either our Hinkley Point C or Sizewell C projects. This will give you the opportunity to make amazing memories!

During this programme you will be working towards completing your Training Contract here at EDF. You’ll have mentors and industry experts to give you advice along the way and help you with decisions about your future career path.

Head to for more information about the scheme structure, our culture and graduate life at EDF.



Where you’ll work:

Throughout this programme you will have the chance to work at either our Gloucester, London or Bristol office, we’ll work with you to ensure you have the best exposure and experience spending time at our different locations.

We value work-life balance and understand the importance of personal lives, which is why we offer a supportive environment that allows you to thrive both personally and professionally. With ample opportunities to network and learn, this journey promises to be one you'll cherish.



To join our team you’ll need: 


  • 2:2 Legal Bachelor’s Degree (Graduate Diploma Law) or a 2:2 Legal conversion course (Postgraduate Diploma Law)
  • Legal Practice Course or Solicitor Qualifying Exam before starting your Training Contract 
  • Growth mindset
  • A passion for positive social and environmental change
  • To be appointed to this role, you will need to meet the criteria for Security Vetting which will, ordinarily, require you to have been a resident of the UK for at least 3 of the last 5 years.

Our selection process is designed to bring out the best in you! We use a strengths-based approach to let you shine and showcase your skills and what truly brings you joy. We believe that embracing our individual strengths lies at the heart of engagement and the motivation to succeed and excel in our at work. We’re here to guide you and you’ll find helpful tips and advice about the application process and assessment centre dates on our graduate web pages.

The closing date for applications is Friday 29th September. We advise you to apply as early as possible.


Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.


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