Capsticks Solicitors LLP
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|Minimum qualification:||2.1 degree|
|Start salary:||£31,000 (London) £25000 (outside London). Plus bonus.|
|Sponsorship:||GDL and LPC|
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Application details and method of selection
We welcome applications for training contracts commencing in September 2020 and September 2021. The closing date for these applications will be confirmed in early 2019. Details on how to apply and where the roles will be based will be held on our website www.capsticks.com.
Firm description and career prospects
Capsticks is a leading provider of legal services to the health, social care and housing sectors, as well as in the field of professional discipline. The firm has a turnover of c£38m and 400 staff – including 250 fee earners – across its five offices in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Winchester and Chorley and acts for a wide range of long standing clients in both the public and private sector including all forms of NHS organisations, governmental and regulatory bodies, registered providers, insurers, defence organisations, independent healthcare providers, charities and GP practices.
Further details about the firm and the type of work carried out can be found on our website at www.capsticks.com.
Who should apply?
Capsticks is committed to recruiting the best people to maintain its market leading position. We recruit eight trainee solicitors each year and welcome applications from candidates who are either on course for or have achieved at least a 2.1 (or equivalent) in their undergraduate degree. The firm also expects candidates to be able to demonstrate they are committed to a career in health, housing and social care as well as being highly driven, but well rounded, team players, with good problem solving and communication skills.
Capsticks is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and to encouraging diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and decisions to progress will be made with reference to entirely objective criteria only.
Capsticks offers financial support towards both the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course by way of 50% funding and a 50% loan repayable once the training contract commences.
Training contract programme
Capsticks' broad range of practice areas and clients enables it to provide its trainees with an opportunity to experience a wide variety of legal work. Trainees rotate every six months undertaking seats in the firm's practice areas, which include clinical law, housing, employment, real estate, commercial, litigation and regulatory. Trainees are therefore able to acquire an in-depth knowledge of both the law and the health, social care and housing sectors, in addition to developing the skills that any good lawyer needs.
Where possible, we qualify our trainees after 18 months if they have prior paralegal experience that can form part of their period of recognised training. This is a real attraction for our trainees.
When and how to apply
The firm welcomes applications for training contracts commencing in September 2020 and September 2021. The closing date for these applications will be confirmed in early 2019. Details on how to apply and where the roles will be based will be held on our website www.capsticks.com.
Clinical law – claims, clinical law – advisory and inquests, housing – housing management, housing development, employment, real estate, commercial, litigation, regulatory.
Type of practice
Corporate & Commercial, Niche, General Commercial
London, Birmingham, Leeds, Winchester, Chorley