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Vacancy Details

Trainee Solicitor ( 2 year contract)

Sevenoaks District Council
£26,536 - 335,123 (Subject to Job Evaluation)
Council Offices, Argyle Road
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/10/2017 at 23:55 PM
Sevenoaks District Council

You will be a dynamic aspiring lawyer with appropriate legal academic qualifications and a desire to train with the Council as a solicitor. You will be seeking a training contract in a small, friendly team in a challenging and stimulating environment. You will be looking to gain wide-ranging experience which will include direct contact with Members.  

We are looking for a candidate who has already passed the Legal Practice Course.  As a trainee solicitor who chooses to work in local government we will offer you a career of unrivaled variety. 

We will offer training in at least three different areas of local government law such as planning, environmental health and contract law. In due course we will expect you to undertake a suitable level of property and contracts work in your own right. 

Once qualified, and subject to approval and performance, there is the potential for the right candidate to remain with the Council as a newly qualified solicitor. 

For informal discussion about this post, please contact Martin Goodman, Head of Legal & Democratic Services, on 01732 227245.

Interview Date - TBC

Equal Opportunities

Sevenoaks – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Sevenoaks District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below). If this is not possible, please contact a member of the HR team by either emailing recruitment@sevenoaks.gov.uk or contacting us on 01732 227383 to discuss how we can assist you in applying.

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