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Trainee Solicitor

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Job ID:

4874

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Services, Children's Services, Education, Employment/Pensions, Environmental, Governance, Highways, Housing/ASB, Licensing, Litigation/Prosecutions, Planning, Procurement/Contracts, Property, Transport/Highways

Location:

East Midlands 

Role:

Trainee Solicitor
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Employment Type:

Training Contract

Posted:

06.04.2018

Employer type:

Other Public Sector

Salary:

£22,000 - £25,000

Salary Type:

per year
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Job Description:

Who are we?
LGSS Law Ltd is an innovative social enterprise law firm providing legal services to the public and not for profit sector. We have grown significantly in recent years and in addition to our head office in Huntingdon, we have branch offices, in Northampton, Shefford (Bedfordshire) and Cambridge. We pride ourselves on giving high quality, comprehensive and affordable advice to our many clients, who include local authorities, health bodies, charities, schools and housing associations across the region.
 
We are currently looking for a number of Trainee Solicitors to join our exciting and ever changing business starting on 10th September 2018.
 
As part of this fast paced training scheme, you would undertake a full time two year training contract, completing a minimum of three seats within different areas of law rotating six monthly across our 4 sites.
 
We are offering the chance to work with a range of public and not for profit sector clients, opportunities for career development and an excellent working environment. Customer focus is at the heart of all that we do and all of our employees share this value.
 
What we ask of you
  • Full of initiative and new ideas
  • Passionate about Law
  • Great communication skills
  • A ‘can do’ approach to problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Minimum 2:2 Qualifying Degree in Law or other degree plus CPE/ GDL
  • Legal Practice Course (LPC)
What you will get from us
In return we offer an exceptional opportunity to develop your career at the forefront of innovation in legal services delivery. We provide a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role. If the chance to play a part in this fast-paced but increasingly interesting and challenging area of law grabs you, we want to hear from you.
 
How to apply
To apply please send your CV, a covering letter and the application form (available to download from the website) to recruitment@lgsslaw.co.uk. All items must be present for your application to be considered.
 
CLOSING DATE: COB Friday 18th May 2018
Successful applicants must be available to attend an assessment day, most likely to take place w/c 11th June 2018.
 
If you have any questions or queries relating to the application and recruitment process, please contact Gillian Bragg (HR & Recruitment Lead) on 01223 699818.
 
For an informal discussion regarding the training role please contact Jennifer Lee (Training Principal) on 01223 729192.

Job Requirements:

PURPOSE:
To undertake a 2 year fixed term training programme, providing a range of public sector clients with a professional and innovative legal service in a minimum of 3 areas of legal practice, under the supervision and training of a qualified solicitor.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:
To undertake training within at least 3 areas of both contentious and non-contentious legal practice, in a supporting role to qualified lawyers and by managing a case load.   
 
To conduct proceedings and transactions under the supervision and training of a qualified solicitor, to include:-
  • Taking instructions and identifying clients’ requirements and goals.
  • Evaluating and assessing information, evidence and legal issues.
  • Giving advice.
  • Legal research.
  • Case planning.
  • Negotiating and liaising with a range of professionals.
  • Drafting legal documents and correspondence.
  • Attending courts and tribunals.
To support the LGSS Law management team in building and maintaining effective working relationships with clients to ensure the delivery of a seamless and client focussed service.
 
To support the LGSS Law management team by complying with all Legal Services’ practice management requirements including time recording, office procedures and Lexcel.
 
To undertake such training and development as the Director of Law and Governance requires.
 
To attend courts and tribunals undertaking advocacy where required and to represent clients in negotiations and discussions with third parties in matters regarding the areas of legal practice relevant to the post.
 
To carry out other duties which fall within the broad spirit, scope and purpose of the job description and which are commensurate with the grade of the post.
Employer Info
LGSS Law Ltd
East of England, United Kingdom

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Employer Info


LGSS Law Ltd
East of England, United Kingdom
Phone: 01223 699818
Web Site: http://www.lgsslaw.com/

Trainee Solicitor

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

4874

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Services, Children's Services, Education, Employment/Pensions, Environmental, Governance, Highways, Housing/ASB, Licensing, Litigation/Prosecutions, Planning, Procurement/Contracts, Property, Transport/Highways

Location:

East Midlands 

Role:

Trainee Solicitor
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Training Contract

Posted:

06.04.2018

Employer type:

Other Public Sector

Salary:

£22,000 - £25,000

Salary Type:

per year
col-wide   

Job Description:

Who are we?
LGSS Law Ltd is an innovative social enterprise law firm providing legal services to the public and not for profit sector. We have grown significantly in recent years and in addition to our head office in Huntingdon, we have branch offices, in Northampton, Shefford (Bedfordshire) and Cambridge. We pride ourselves on giving high quality, comprehensive and affordable advice to our many clients, who include local authorities, health bodies, charities, schools and housing associations across the region.
 
We are currently looking for a number of Trainee Solicitors to join our exciting and ever changing business starting on 10th September 2018.
 
As part of this fast paced training scheme, you would undertake a full time two year training contract, completing a minimum of three seats within different areas of law rotating six monthly across our 4 sites.
 
We are offering the chance to work with a range of public and not for profit sector clients, opportunities for career development and an excellent working environment. Customer focus is at the heart of all that we do and all of our employees share this value.
 
What we ask of you
  • Full of initiative and new ideas
  • Passionate about Law
  • Great communication skills
  • A ‘can do’ approach to problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Minimum 2:2 Qualifying Degree in Law or other degree plus CPE/ GDL
  • Legal Practice Course (LPC)
What you will get from us
In return we offer an exceptional opportunity to develop your career at the forefront of innovation in legal services delivery. We provide a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role. If the chance to play a part in this fast-paced but increasingly interesting and challenging area of law grabs you, we want to hear from you.
 
How to apply
To apply please send your CV, a covering letter and the application form (available to download from the website) to recruitment@lgsslaw.co.uk. All items must be present for your application to be considered.
 
CLOSING DATE: COB Friday 18th May 2018
Successful applicants must be available to attend an assessment day, most likely to take place w/c 11th June 2018.
 
If you have any questions or queries relating to the application and recruitment process, please contact Gillian Bragg (HR & Recruitment Lead) on 01223 699818.
 
For an informal discussion regarding the training role please contact Jennifer Lee (Training Principal) on 01223 729192.

Job Requirements:

PURPOSE:
To undertake a 2 year fixed term training programme, providing a range of public sector clients with a professional and innovative legal service in a minimum of 3 areas of legal practice, under the supervision and training of a qualified solicitor.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:
To undertake training within at least 3 areas of both contentious and non-contentious legal practice, in a supporting role to qualified lawyers and by managing a case load.   
 
To conduct proceedings and transactions under the supervision and training of a qualified solicitor, to include:-
  • Taking instructions and identifying clients’ requirements and goals.
  • Evaluating and assessing information, evidence and legal issues.
  • Giving advice.
  • Legal research.
  • Case planning.
  • Negotiating and liaising with a range of professionals.
  • Drafting legal documents and correspondence.
  • Attending courts and tribunals.
To support the LGSS Law management team in building and maintaining effective working relationships with clients to ensure the delivery of a seamless and client focussed service.
 
To support the LGSS Law management team by complying with all Legal Services’ practice management requirements including time recording, office procedures and Lexcel.
 
To undertake such training and development as the Director of Law and Governance requires.
 
To attend courts and tribunals undertaking advocacy where required and to represent clients in negotiations and discussions with third parties in matters regarding the areas of legal practice relevant to the post.
 
To carry out other duties which fall within the broad spirit, scope and purpose of the job description and which are commensurate with the grade of the post.