Gold Jennings Solicitors (London) - Trainee Solicitor

 

 

About Us

We are a specialist civil liberties firm with two departments: Claimants Against Public Authorities and Public Law. We undertake a broad range of private and public law litigation for Claimants. We are recommended in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.

Our Civil Claims team act for Claimants in a range of inquest and private law claims against public authorities. We specialise particularly in actions against the police for abuse of power and misconduct, with most of our cases raising human rights arguments.

Our Public Law team act in judicial review challenges against central government, police and local authorities. We have a particular focus on migrant rights and criminal justice judicial reviews.

As a firm we remain committed to continuing to undertake publicly funded work and acting for marginalised individuals and groups. The majority of our cases are funded by legal aid.

The Role

We are seeking 2 enthusiastic Trainee Solicitors to join our firm. Training positions are available at our office based in Farringdon.

  • Location – Farringdon, EC1 4JP
  • Full-time role – 9.30-5.30 [35 hours per week].
  • Starting August 2022
  • Salary circa £24,100 per annum.
 
Skills/Expertise
 
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 practice is desirable. Knowledge of legal aid procedures is also an advantage. Strong administrative and organisational skills are required, and previous experience of working in an office is essential. You must either have completed the LPC, be studying it for part-time or pursuing the SQE route. Please see the person specification for further details.
 
Closing date: 4 July 2022 5pm
 
For an application form please click here
 

Interviews: Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 11 July 2022.

Completed application forms should be emailed to vacancies@goldjennings.co.uk

Please note that we do not accept CVs