Graduate Trainee – Legal Support

Graduate Trainee – Legal Support

Our client is a national award-winning law firm and have a reputation for excellence in their field. Acting for clients in both the public and private sectors, including central government, local authorities, landowners and institutional investors, the firm provides property law expertise to clients based throughout England and Wales.
Unlike traditional law firms, they operate the twin-track model, separating commercial dealings from the legal practice. Under this model, their commercial team is as important as their legal team, working hand in hand to delight clients. All commercial teams operate from a dedicated Business Services Centre in Taunton. They are proud of their unique operating model, allowing highly experienced solicitors to focus on legal work and specialist commercial professionals to deliver exceptional levels of client care.

The Role:
This is a Graduate entry-level position within a busy office environment. They are seeking an individual who has graduated with a law degree, or similar
The successful candidate will have an interest in working within a Legal Support department of a national law firm, working directly with fee-earners providing assistance on a wide range of matter-related tasks.
Comprehensive training will be provided however it is expected that the individual will be a self-starter and have an interest in learning and expanding their skills within this remit. In the future there will be the opportunity to undertake the SQE qualification.

Full time (100% site based)
Starting salary GBP23000 + benefits

Do I qualify?
A degree in law or similar discipline.
They will however look at more than just your academic results and will also consider your strengths, values and motivations.
They do not expect to see specific work experience relating to this role.
They are looking for the following attributes:
A hard working (dedicated and effective), resourceful and self-motivated approach
Demonstrable skills in written and verbal communication
A commitment to a ground-up learning style
Strong attention to detail

You will be based in their Business Services Centre in Taunton and must live within a commutable distance.

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