Solicitor Training Contract / Paralegal

Location
Warrington, Cheshire, England
Salary
£18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted
27 Aug 2018
Closes
24 Sep 2018
Ref
00086291
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Excellent opportunity to secure a Solicitor Training Contract in a busy litigation department within a niche law firm working directly with Head of Litigation and a team of litigation lawyers, based in Daresbury, nr Warrington, Cheshire.

You will initially be required to be employed as a Paralegal for nine months, at market rate salary. It is also essential that you have had previous practical, not just academic civil litigation experience.

Subject to you demonstrating exemplary skills involving competence and team fit, and meet the following criteria listed below, you will be offered a secured Solicitor Training Contract at the end of the nine months.

A minimum of a 2:1 degree and have already passed all modules of the LPC.

- IT Competent

- Practical civil litigation experience

- Ability to work under minimal supervision in a short space of time

- Ability to work under pressure

- Applicants must have the right to work in the UK

- Excellent file management skills

- Excellent telephone manner

- Fluent ability in written and spoken English

Other than annual holiday entitlement, you will be expected to attend the offices for the entire contract Monday to Friday 9 to 5.

Please do not apply if you do not fit any of the criteria

Applications to be made by sending your CV. You are urged to highlight and detail Civil Litigation experience to set yourself apart from the dozens of other applicants. They will continue to review cvs until end of September unless suitable candidates are found before then. You are therefore urged not to wait until the application deadline as positions will be offered immediately.

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