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Trainee Solicitor x2

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Job ID:

8562

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services, Environmental, Governance, Licensing, Planning, Property

Location:

Norfolk, East of England 

Role:

Trainee Solicitor
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Employment Type:

Training Contract

Posted:

14.03.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

41066 SGPE
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Job Description:

£21,589 – £23,836 per annum

Location: County Hall, Norwich
 
Introduction
We are looking for two new trainee solicitors to start training contracts with us from September 2020. We welcome applications from both a law and non-law background but you must have completed and passed your Legal Practice Course before the start date.

We offer first rate training in a friendly and supportive working environment. If successful, you will undertake a two-year training contract with us spending at least four months in our five different practice areas: child protection; dispute resolution; planning and the environment; property; and public law and standards. When you qualify we hope you will stay with us and we will do our best to place you in the area of law that suits you most.
 
About us
We are a public sector shared legal service. We have a wealth of experience gained through many years of advising local government, public bodies and charitable institutions. We offer our clients tried and tested expertise in a wide range of disciplines and our public service ethos sets us apart from private legal practices.

We are run in a rigorously commercial manner, working hard to offer excellent value for money whilst at the same time delivering a high quality, efficient legal service to our clients.
 
What do we look for in our trainees?
It is essential that you have either a Law degree or a non-law degree plus the CPE/GDL (We would like you to have at least a 2:1 degree but we will nevertheless consider your application if you have achieved or are on course to achieve a commendation, merit or distinction in the CPE/GDL/LPC) and will have completed and passed your Legal Practice Course by commencement of the training contract.

We would also like you to have enthusiasm, a desire to learn, good research, analytical, IT and communication skills and the ability to relate well to others.
 
For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date: 28th April 2019

Recruitment process
Applications need to be submitted via our online portal which can be accessed by clickingon the 'Enquire/Apply' button below. You will also find more details there of the job description and person specification.
 
We will read all applications and confirm an initial shortlist of candidates who will then be invited to meet us at our offices in Norwich during the week commencing 3rd June 2019.

Benefits
You will be part of a large supportive team and have access to an on-site training centre with access to a comprehensively stocked library and on-line facilities.
Conditions of service include flexible working hours and membership of the Local Government pension scheme.
Employer Info
Norfolk County Council
Norfolk, East of England, United Kingdom

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Employer Info


Norfolk County Council
Norfolk, East of England, United Kingdom
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Trainee Solicitor x2

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

8562

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services, Environmental, Governance, Licensing, Planning, Property

Location:

Norfolk, East of England 

Role:

Trainee Solicitor
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Training Contract

Posted:

14.03.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

41066 SGPE
col-wide   

Job Description:

£21,589 – £23,836 per annum

Location: County Hall, Norwich
 
Introduction
We are looking for two new trainee solicitors to start training contracts with us from September 2020. We welcome applications from both a law and non-law background but you must have completed and passed your Legal Practice Course before the start date.

We offer first rate training in a friendly and supportive working environment. If successful, you will undertake a two-year training contract with us spending at least four months in our five different practice areas: child protection; dispute resolution; planning and the environment; property; and public law and standards. When you qualify we hope you will stay with us and we will do our best to place you in the area of law that suits you most.
 
About us
We are a public sector shared legal service. We have a wealth of experience gained through many years of advising local government, public bodies and charitable institutions. We offer our clients tried and tested expertise in a wide range of disciplines and our public service ethos sets us apart from private legal practices.

We are run in a rigorously commercial manner, working hard to offer excellent value for money whilst at the same time delivering a high quality, efficient legal service to our clients.
 
What do we look for in our trainees?
It is essential that you have either a Law degree or a non-law degree plus the CPE/GDL (We would like you to have at least a 2:1 degree but we will nevertheless consider your application if you have achieved or are on course to achieve a commendation, merit or distinction in the CPE/GDL/LPC) and will have completed and passed your Legal Practice Course by commencement of the training contract.

We would also like you to have enthusiasm, a desire to learn, good research, analytical, IT and communication skills and the ability to relate well to others.
 
For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date: 28th April 2019

Recruitment process
Applications need to be submitted via our online portal which can be accessed by clickingon the 'Enquire/Apply' button below. You will also find more details there of the job description and person specification.
 
We will read all applications and confirm an initial shortlist of candidates who will then be invited to meet us at our offices in Norwich during the week commencing 3rd June 2019.

Benefits
You will be part of a large supportive team and have access to an on-site training centre with access to a comprehensively stocked library and on-line facilities.
Conditions of service include flexible working hours and membership of the Local Government pension scheme.