Trainee Solicitors (2 Posts)
County Hall, Norwich
£20,661 - £22,658 per annum
37 hours per week
Two year fixed term contracts from April 2018 until 31 March 2020
These trainee posts with nplaw offer an opportunity to join a shared legal service based at County Hall, Norwich. You will assist lawyers and legal officers in a full range of activities across a range of disciplines including research, advice notes, preparation of applications, witness statements, briefs to Counsel, court bundles, the drafting and negotiation of agreements and contracts, attendance at court and any other related tasks.
You will have a degree in Law or other subject (2:1 or above) plus CPE/GDL and have passed the Legal Practice Course (LPC). You will be able to build effective relationships with clients and team members, and have good research, analytical, IT and communication skills.
You will be part of a large supportive team and have access to an on-site training centre with access to a comprehensively stocked library and on-line facilities.
Conditions of service include flexible working hours and membership of the Local Government pension scheme.
Workplace feedback states County Hall is a modern, business-like, bright and smart environment to work in.
For further details and to apply visit: www.norfolk.gov.uk/jobsandcareers
Please quote job reference: 26541 MDPE
Closing date: 14 January 2018
Norfolk County Council welcomes applicants irrespective of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We are committed to supporting flexible working practices for our employees.