Trainee Solicitor

Two Year Training Role

We are seeking two enthusiastic Trainee Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executives to join our firm:

  • Finchley London N12 
  • 9.30-5.30 — 35 hours per week
  • Starting summer 2019 
  • Salary range £22,000 per annum 

The Role

Our Trainees will undertake seats within our Civil Claim teams and Public law teams We offer excellent training with trainees having a lot responsibility and client contact.

The work is varied and will involve undertaking a range of activity including legal research, assisting with case preparation, completing legal aid funding applications, attendance in client meetings, conferences and at Court, taking witness evidence, drafting instructions and correspondence to clients, court and defendants and billing assistance. It will also include administrative work such as document and file management.

Please read the complete Job Description

Skills and Experience

We are looking for dynamic yet methodical thinkers with a keen eye for detail. Previous paralegal experience is desirable, and experience or a demonstrable commitment to the areas of law we practise is desirable. Knowledge of legal aid procedures is also an advantage. Strong administrative and organisation skills are required, and previous experience of working in an office is essential.

To Apply

Please complete our Trainee Solicitor application form — CVs will not be accepted. Send via email to matthewgoldvacancy@matthewgold.co.uk or post to Matthew Gold & Company Limited, 1st Floor, 2D Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8AF.

Closing date: 04 February 2018