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Legal Assistant / Trainee Solicitor

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Job ID:

11951

Practice Area(s):

Generalist

Location:

Derbyshire, East Midlands 

Role:

Trainee Solicitor
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Employment Type:

Training Contract

Posted:

22.11.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£23,369 per annum

We are looking for a LPC Graduate who is actively seeking a Training Contract to join a small and friendly team in delivering excellent legal services to an ambitious rural authority.  

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible and eager to experience all areas of law that a District Council are involved in. The candidate must have completed the LPC or are due to graduate in the next 2 months, have solid research skills and must have a creative approach to problem-solving. The team is small, but a close team that work well together, so it is essential that the successful candidate is a team player as well as being customer focussed.  

The Council sees the benefit of developing its own talent, so we want someone who is prepared to grow with us. The Council therefore are prepared to offer an 18 months Legal Assistant post with clear performance targets. If those targets are met and subject to business need and Solicitor Regulatory Authority approval, the Council intends to offer the candidate a 2-year training contract.

The position is based at the Council Offices in Matlock and the area was recently voted to be in the top 10 places to live in the whole of the UK (2019), the Derbyshire Dales is also a beautiful place to work, and visit. We have fantastic towns and countryside, all within easy reach of Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham and Derby.  In addition, we can offer you excellent employment benefits including access to membership of the Local Government Contributory Pension Scheme, free car parking, leisure discounts, opportunities for flexible working and a generous annual leave entitlement.

If you would like to discuss the position informally, please contact Lee

Gardner on 01629 761319 or Kerry France on 01629 761152 or email legal@derbyshiredales.gov.uk with any queries.

Closing Date: 22 December 2019 with interviews taking place on the 9 January 2019.

For more information or should you wish to apply for this position, please click ‘Enquire/Apply’ button at the bottom of the page.
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Derbyshire Dales District Council
Derbyshire, East Midlands, United Kingdom

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Derbyshire Dales District Council
Derbyshire, East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Legal Assistant / Trainee Solicitor

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Job ID:

11951

Practice Area(s):

Generalist

Location:

Derbyshire, East Midlands 

Role:

Trainee Solicitor
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Training Contract

Posted:

22.11.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£23,369 per annum

We are looking for a LPC Graduate who is actively seeking a Training Contract to join a small and friendly team in delivering excellent legal services to an ambitious rural authority.  

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible and eager to experience all areas of law that a District Council are involved in. The candidate must have completed the LPC or are due to graduate in the next 2 months, have solid research skills and must have a creative approach to problem-solving. The team is small, but a close team that work well together, so it is essential that the successful candidate is a team player as well as being customer focussed.  

The Council sees the benefit of developing its own talent, so we want someone who is prepared to grow with us. The Council therefore are prepared to offer an 18 months Legal Assistant post with clear performance targets. If those targets are met and subject to business need and Solicitor Regulatory Authority approval, the Council intends to offer the candidate a 2-year training contract.

The position is based at the Council Offices in Matlock and the area was recently voted to be in the top 10 places to live in the whole of the UK (2019), the Derbyshire Dales is also a beautiful place to work, and visit. We have fantastic towns and countryside, all within easy reach of Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham and Derby.  In addition, we can offer you excellent employment benefits including access to membership of the Local Government Contributory Pension Scheme, free car parking, leisure discounts, opportunities for flexible working and a generous annual leave entitlement.

If you would like to discuss the position informally, please contact Lee

Gardner on 01629 761319 or Kerry France on 01629 761152 or email legal@derbyshiredales.gov.uk with any queries.

Closing Date: 22 December 2019 with interviews taking place on the 9 January 2019.

For more information or should you wish to apply for this position, please click ‘Enquire/Apply’ button at the bottom of the page.