We are looking for a Trainee Solicitor to assist in delivering a range of high quality customer-focused specialist legal services to Council Departments, the Corporate Client and Elected Members to enable the efficient and effective delivery of corporate and strategic objectives.
This is an excellent opportunity to receive training and experience across the entire range of legal services dealt with by a Local Authority, including property and conveyancing, social work, education, litigation, licensing and planning law.
The team places a strong emphasis on staff development and work life balance. We offer flexible working hours, hold Investors in People accreditation and operate a final salary pension scheme.
You should hold a degree in Scots law and a Diploma in Legal Practice.
Salary in year one: £23,114.33 pa
Salary in year two: £26,837.33 pa
Closing Date: 8 May 2017
Informal enquiries can be made to Hannah MacLeod, Principal Solicitor, on 01835 825216 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply online at www.myjobscotland.gov.uk or contact Human Resources, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose TD6 0SA (01835 825052/3)