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Our next round of trainee recruitment will take place in January 2020, with positions to start in September 2021.
Applications for positions to be taken up in September 2021 will open from 1 January 2020 - 31 January 2020
How to applywww.farleys.com
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Mr Nick Molyneux
Method of applicationCV and cover letter
Method of assessment
- Partner interview
Farleys Solicitors are recognised both regionally and nationally for our dedication to the outstanding provision of legal services – we pride ourselves on combining legal expertise with a down to earth approach, resulting in cost effective solutions to virtually any legal issue.
Originally established in Blackburn in 1958, we now have six offices across the North West, and an excellent reputation in providing specialist legal advice to both individual and commercial clients.
Our specialist teams serve businesses, public sector organisations and individuals, working across six sites located in Manchester, Preston, Blackburn, Burnley and Accrington.
With our continued expansion comes a range of training opportunities within many different practice areas. We have previously been ranked by the Lex 100 with regards to our training contracts who have praised our offering of a ‘brilliant’ work/life balance, a ‘good range of work’ and ‘well-rounded training’, Farleys also impresses current trainees with its ‘fantastic’ reputation.
All of our staff are friendly, easy to talk to and engage with. We listen and are flexible and innovative in our tactics and methods, and looking for applications from candidates who demonstrate a strong academic background, excellent client care and interpersonal skills and who will work as part of a wider team to deliver exceptional client experience.
There are fantastic long term prospects to develop your career at Farleys and we are confident we can offer you a supportive environment to flourish in. This role is a great opportunity to play a key part in the continued success of our team and is probably best demonstrated by our staff retention – the average length of service is an impressive 10 years, 11 months.
Numerous support staff have progressed through the ranks here, training part-time whilst working at the firm, to then become solicitors. Our award winning training programme also continues to be part of our long-term strategy for growing talent and fostering ‘Farleys people’ from within.
In addition to well-rounded training offering a good range of work, Farleys also offers a brilliant work/life balance with an excellent team atmosphere; we encourage our trainees to get involved in CSR activities including fundraising and team-building exercises.
Our training contact programme offers four seats across a wide selection of our practice areas, including civil litigation, personal injury, family, property, corporate and commercial, and dispute resolution, amongst others.
Find out more about what we offer, how to apply and what our current/previous trainees have to say: www.farleys.com/careers/training-contracts.
- Civil litigation
- Personal injury
- Corporate & commercial
- Dispute resolution
- Corporate & Commercial
- General Commercial
- General Practice
- Legal Aid
Civil liberties & human rights
Human rights law broadly refers to the fundamental rights and freedoms of the Human Rights Act 1998.
Clinical negligence lawyers advise on instances of injury or death arising from incorrect or inadequate medical treatment or diagnosis.
Company & commercial
Commercial lawyers focus on trade, from commercial agreements about supply, manufacture and distribution to identifying the best routes to market.
Criminal solicitors advise and appear in court on behalf of both accused persons and the prosecution.
Commercial litigation involves the resolution of disputes in the corporate and commercial sphere.
Employment, pensions & incentives
Employment lawyers work across all areas of employment law, including handling discrimination, staff restructuring and whistleblowing issues.
Family lawyers deal with diverse issues including marriage, civil partnerships, cohabitation, separation, divorce, financial claims and pre and post-nuptial agreements.
Immigration lawyers deal with all legal matters relating to immigration and nationality.
Restructuring and insolvency lawyers are necessary when a company, individual or other organisation is in financial difficulties.
Media & entertainment
Among the different types of client in this area are performers, managers and agents, artists, theatres, broadcasters and publishers.
Personal injury law falls under the law of tort and involves civil claims brought to obtain compensation for injuries.
Private client solicitors looks after the affairs of individual clients and trustees, managing all aspects of their personal wealth.
Lawyers specialising in professional negligence disputes will handle claims ranging from the relatively low-value to the absolutely enormous.