Trainee Solicitor (Training Contract)

Crombie Wilkinson
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Trainee Solicitor (Training Contract)

Position: Training Contract
Location: York, Selby, Malton, Pickering
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £Competitive
Benefits: includes 25 days holiday a year and a company pension. We provide a fully supportive background to your Continuous Professional Development within a friendly team environment. The firm is in 4 superb locations in the heart of beautiful North Yorkshire and offers a great work / life balance.

About the role:

We are looking for candidates to be our Solicitors of the future. With an ambition to be the best, you are highly motivated and able to pay attention to detail. A training contract is a 2-year training programme in which you will spend time sat in either 3 or 4 different 8-month or 6-month seats. You will be regarded as a fee earning member of staff during this time, and you will be expected to provide a high quality legal service to all our clients, under the supervision and training of a qualified Solicitor.

About you:

We look carefully at each candidate's academic background. Solicitors need a high degree of technical ability to be successful, we feel academic ability is closely linked to this. This is why we have a minimum academic requirement that all trainees are expected to meet or exceed:

- 340 UCAS points from your best three A-Levels or equivalent (excluding General Studies)
- A strong 2:1 degree (any degree subject)
- A Commendation (or above) at Law School (GDL and / or LPC)
- Candidates must have completed their LPC / PEAT 1 prior to commencing a training contract

About Us:

Crombie Wilkinson is one of North Yorkshire's largest and most long-established firms. First established in the 1800s and in its current form since 1991, the firm now comprises of around 115 staff including 15 Directors and 46 Legal Advisors. With offices in York, Selby, Malton and Pickering we are uniquely placed to serve the region with a comprehensive and high-quality legal service and we place much importance on our local knowledge, as well as our speedy and personal service and our down to earth approach.

We are an ambitious and forward-thinking firm, with high standards of client care. We are also passionate about developing our people and we are both Lexcel and silver award accredited for Investors in People. Our IT provision is excellent and we continually invest to ensure we are up to date.

You may have experience of the following: Trainee Solicitor, Paralegal, Trainee Paralegal, Law Graduate, LPC, PEAT 1, GDL, Graduate, Trainee Lawyer, Solicitor, Training Contract, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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