Norfolk County Council - Trainee solicitor

  • Salary: £20,661 - £22,658 pa
  • Job type: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2020
  • Location: County Hall, Norwich
  • Vacancies: 2

Trainee solicitor - 2 year fixed term contract commencing in April 2018

This trainee post with nplaw offers 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.

We welcome applications from individuals currently working in other organisations, however we would like to make you aware that priority consideration for this post may be given to current employees who are affected by restructure within the organisation or are in a redeployment position.

For further details and to apply, visit:

Please quote job reference: 26541 MDPE

Closing date: Sunday 10 December 2017

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.