Trainee lawyers x2

Recruiter
LINCOLNSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
Location
Lincoln
Salary
£21,962
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
31 Oct 2016
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal Services Lincolnshire

Trainee Lawyers x2 Lincoln

Post number : 20031368/20031369

Salary: £21,962

Temporary - 2 year contract

STARTING JANUARY 2017 AND SEPTEMBER 2017

Legal Services Lincolnshire is a local authority shared legal service providing a full range of legal services to local authorities and public bodies.  The main areas of our work include public law, property, highways and planning, commercial, adult care, prosecutions, civil litigation and child care.

We are organised as a trading unit following private practice disciplines and with LEXCEL accreditation.

You will occupy six seats of four months' duration each, giving you an opportunity cover a range of practice areas.  Although you will develop transferrable core skills and knowledge in each practice area the aim of the training contract is to develop public sector lawyers with a strong working knowledge of the practice of law in local government. 

We are looking for candidates who will have completed their LPC at the time of commencing the training contract.  From the commencement of your training contract you will be a fee earner within our practice.  You will have a strong academic record, be organised and committed with good communication and inter-personal skills and a problem solver with an interest in pursuing a career in local government. 

We will provide you with excellent training and support, the opportunity to take on responsibility from an early stage (including advocacy) and strong foundations for your future career."

Closing date for applications: 30th October 2016

For further information on post contact Leigh Middleton, Principal Lawyer ,01522 552579

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