Trainee Solicitor

23,442 - 25,979

Job Details

Grade: 7A (Increasing to grade 8A in year 2)
Hourly Rate: £12.84 - £14.23
Salary: £23,442.83 - £25,979.58 per annum
Contract Duration: Temporary until 01/07/2020

Role Purpose

We are looking for a Trainee Solicitor to assist in delivering a range of high quality customer-focused specialist legal services to Council Departments, the Corporate Client and Elected Members to enable the efficient and effective delivery of corporate and strategic objectives.
This is an excellent opportunity to receive training and experience across the entire range of legal services dealt with by a Local Authority, including property and conveyancing, social work, education, litigation, licensing and planning law.
The team places a strong emphasis on staff development and work life balance. We offer flexible working hours, hold Investors in People accreditation and operate a final salary pension scheme.
You should hold a degree in Scots law and a Diploma in Legal Practice.
Salary in year one: £23,442.83 per annum
Salary in year two: £27165.83 per annum


A degree in Scots Law plus a Diploma in Legal Practice, including exam passes in all the subjects necessary for admission as a Solicitor in Scotland, or Law Society of Scotland qualification.

In 2nd year, the post holder will be expected to obtain a restricted practising certificate.

Application Details

Closing date:


Reference No: SBO02456

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