Trainee Solicitor

29 Jun 2018
27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title:                     Trainee Solicitor

Location                     London, EC1Y 8YZ

Hours:                        Full-time

Starting salary:          £37,000 per annum

Duration:                   2 years


Successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop their legal drafting and negotiation skills within a commercial environment, whilst gaining experience in a broad range of seats over the two year period. They will liaise with partners and colleagues, and enhance communication skills directly through real client contact. They will develop legal skills through research and due diligence, and their presentation skills will be enhanced through delivering talks and writing articles.

Successful candidates will be given responsibility throughout the course of their training contract and will be challenged in a range of practice areas. They will participate in a range of training courses (department-specific, firm-wide, and as required by the SRA) to aid their development.

Skills and experience

We seek to recruit candidates whom we view as having the potential to forge a long-term career with us. The applicants must demonstrate they have:

  • excellent academic results (you should have a minimum of 320 UCAS points (ABB or above) and have a consistently strong achieved 2.1 degree);
  • completed the LPC or be on the verge of completing the LPC with consistently strong grades;
  • enthusiasm;
  • a drive to succeed;
  • teamworking skills;
  • resilience and strength of character;
  • initiative;
  • a sense of responsibility;
  • an innovative approach;
  • versatility;
  • an analytical and logical mind; and
  • excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt them to your audience.

How to apply

You can apply for these positions by e-mailing your application through to Rosie Turner at  

Date posted: 29 June 2018

Closing date:  27 July 2018

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