Trainee Solicitor

£17,943 - £19,122 per annum
17 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Full time
Contract type

Trainee Solicitor (Grade C) (2 years Fixed Term Contract) - Ref:1648519 

Greater Manchester Police is one of the UK's largest police forces and is responsible for keeping people safe across more than 1,200 sq. km. The Force covers the Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan areas.

GMP’s officers and staff work 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to keep almost three million people safe. The Force has 11 geographical policing areas known as Divisions that ensure it provides the best possible service to people who live, work and visit Greater Manchester.

An opportunity has arisen for a committed and enthusiastic individual who wishes to train in a busy and challenging environment within the Legal Services team at Greater Manchester Police Force.

You will assist in the provision of comprehensive legal services to the Chief Constable. You will be a highly motivated, flexible, hardworking team player with the capability to work under pressure to produce work to the required standard of accuracy and timescales.

You will be on a two-year full-time fixed contract. Your training will be diverse, challenging and will cover a range of practise areas including civil litigation, employment law, inquests, Judicial Review and advocacy within the Magistrates Court. You will have successfully completed the Legal Practice Course and have good IT and presentation skills.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo security vetting and training.

For more information, a copy of the job description including the essential and desirable short-listing criteria which must be evidenced in your application and to apply on-line please visit the Police Staff recruitment page at: or click the "Apply" button.

Please Note: This is shown in the Job Description under essential criteria. This qualification is desirable at the point of application but will be essential prior to taking up post. Any job offer to successful candidates after interview will be conditional upon proof of this qualification


Applicants must have successfully completed Legal Practice Course.

Closing Date : 18 Jun 2017
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