Trainee Solicitor

Recruiter
Royds Withy King LLP
Location
Bath, Somerset
Salary
£26,000 - £27,000 per annum
Posted
08 Mar 2018
Closes
08 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a Trainee Solicitor at Royds Withy King you will gain experience in various areas of law with the opportunity to develop skills in contentious and non-contentious law in order to qualify as a Solicitor.

The level and complexity of work will vary and increase during your Training Contract.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting Solicitors and other fee earners to effectively run files
  • Ensure the cases meet deadlines, internal and external standards and the client is adequately informed
  • Interviewing clients, by listening and extracting important information
  • Providing advisory support/assistance to clients
  • Drafts correspondence in the form of emails, letters and legal documents
  • Researching relevant case law/statutory instruments/news articles and summarising key points to relevant individuals
  • Preparing files for court, collating documents
  • Preparing exhibits assisting counsel
  • Supporting clients when attending court and chambers
  • Create and update content for website, blogs etc.
  • Provide event support for marketing and recruitment activities
  • Liaise regularly with experts, counsel, insurers, witnesses and other parties

We are recruiting across all of our offices for trainee positions starting in 2018, 2019 and 2020.