Trainee Solicitor

Salary: £19,500 - £22,000

We are delighted to offer up to 4 training contracts commencing in either April 2019 or October 2019, and seek talented, enthusiastic and personable individuals to work and develop their skills across the practice.

Purpose of the Job

At Invicta Law, our client-centric approach is supported by a series of values, putting the client at the centre of everything we do.

Our trainee solicitors will gain a broad experience throughout four training seats across our practice groups and develop the legal skills and knowledge necessary to become a solicitor, providing high quality advice and support to clients in a range of fields.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Run your own caseload (under supervision), providing high quality legal advice to our clients in terms that are clear and understandable
  • Build strong and positive relationships with clients
  • Drive your own development over the course of your training contract with support from your supervisors and others, identifying skill gaps and areas for improvement
  • Time record accurately and manage time efficiently
  • Complete the Professional Skills Course alongside training contract
  • Maintain SRA standards and ethics at all times

Practice Skills Standards

You will be exposed to and will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Advocacy and oral presentation
  • Case and transaction management
  • Client care and practice support
  • Communication skills
  • Dispute resolution
  • Drafting
  • Interviewing and advising
  • Legal research
  • Negotiation

Person Specification

You will be:

  • An excellent communicator
  • Commercially minded
  • Ready to be challenged
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
  • Approachable and supportive of colleagues
  • Open to and willing to act on constructive criticism

Qualifications:

  • Good academics, including a minimum 2:2 undergraduate degree
  • Have completed the LPC

Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience working in a law firm as a paralegal/legal assistant would be desirable

 

 

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To apply, please submit your CV (maximum 2 sides of A4) and a covering letter / personal statement (maximum 1 side of A4) to Helen Wright: helen.wright@invicta.law.

Job Summary

Job Title:
Trainee Solicitor
Contract Type:
2 Years Fixed Term
Accountable To:
Training Principal and Relevant Head of Group
Location:
Maidstone, Kent
Company Benefits:
Defined contribution pension scheme. 27 days annual leave (plus public and bank holidays)
Closing Date for Applications:
Monday 18 February at 12 noon
Interview Date:
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 4 March
Contact for Further Information:
Helen Wright: helen.wright@invicta.law or 03000 414522
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