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Trainee Solicitor

Employer
Klein Hamilton Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Jun 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Trainee Solicitor, Paralegal, Education law, Community Care, Public law, Litigation, Training Contract, Permanent, London

A Trainee Solicitor is required by a Chambers and Partners & Legal 500 ranked firm practising in E1, London.

You will have 18 months experience of managing your own caseload in one or more of the following areas: Education law, Community Care, Public law or Litigation. This is an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal / Trainee Solicitor looking for personal and career development opportunities in a modern & dynamic Firm.

Role Overview:

Legally experienced people are required to fill an immediate Paralegal or Trainee Solicitor position in London. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate significant legal casework experience in a quality firm for a minimum of 18 months. The firms' recruitment process will require this to be demonstrated at the outset.

Much of the work involves judicial review and tribunal appeals. A full training programme with specialist supervision will be provided.

Requirements:

* A good LLB (2:1 or above) or GDL (commendation or above).

* Ability to manage time and to monitor performance.

* Proven track record of at least 18 months' successful experience in responsible posts in a legal office.

* Efficient worker, decisive character, with good commercial judgment

* Good interpersonal skills - ability to work in a small team and with difficult clients under stress.

* WP and keyboard skills.

* Experience of Case management and IT applications.

Preferred:

* Knowledge or experience of the areas of Education law, Community Care, Public law or Litigation and a passionate interest in these areas.

* LPC

* Experience of working in legal aid including working on Legal Help files and making applications for legal aid on the CCMS system.

* Proven commercial ability to enhance a profitable caseload of mixed private and legal aid work.

Vacancy Information:

* Location: E1, London

* Salary range: Competitive, depending on Experience

* Job type: Permanent

* Job Section: Private Practice

* Working Hours: Full time role

* Closing date: 14th June 2021

* Starting date: Preferably July/August 2021

* Reference: AT295

* Contact: Alex Thompson

About Klein Hamilton Recruitment

Klein Hamilton are Legal & IT Securities specialist Recruiters, working with magic circle, silver circle, blue chip, fintech and dynamic SME businesses, who trust us in finding them the best talent. You can apply for our vacancies in confidence. We are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this vacancy with you and gain your permission prior to submission of application directly to the decision maker.

Trainee Solicitor, Paralegal, Education law, Community Care, Public law, Litigation, Training Contract, Permanent, London
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