Trainee Solicitor (internal applicants only)

posted 22 Jul 2021
£23,541 - £25,991
Grade: 4
Closing date: 28 July 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed
  • Temporary, full-time
  • Up to 2 years
  • 37 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Trainee Solicitor. You will have completed or be currently undertaking your LPC and will be keen to work in a fast paced and exciting legal environment.
You will undertake a wide variety of legal work across both the Planning and Litigation Team and the Property and Contracts Team. The work will be challenging and embrace legal work across the whole spectrum of local government law including contentious and non-contentious matters. We are a shared legal service and you will work under supervision to deliver legal advice and services to a range of clients across both Councils, as well as undertaking legal research. We can offer a quality training contract including the opportunity to represent our clients at meetings, hearings and tribunals.

There will be plenty of opportunity for development and we have an excellent track record of developing our trainees into highly skilled solicitors.

For an informal discussion in relation to this position please contact Mrs Maria Bundy 01256 845357 or email ) or Mrs Ann Greaves 01256 845475 or email

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council offer a wide range of benefits, including a generous leave entitlement, access to discounts at nationwide retailers through our ‘B Rewarded’ discount site, flexible working, healthcare cash plan, pension scheme and much more.

The council signs up to the Disability Confident scheme (formerly known as the ‘Two Ticks’ scheme). If you have declared a disability on the application form we can guarantee you an interview if you meet the essential criteria for the job.

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