Trainee solicitor

Holmes Mackillop
Contract Type
Practice Area
Corporate, Court, Private Client
To provide legal support to solicitors at the organisation initially working in the Court Department with a view to moving to Corporate, Private Client, Property and other areas as required by the Practice.

Job Description

The trainee solicitor will develop in line with the PEAT 2 Outcomes and complete the required TCPD.

Main duties:

  1. Participation in interviews at client meetings
  2. Performing legal research
  3. Participation with, and working on, client files
  4. Draft documents
  5. General legal support for solicitors
  6. Prepare and present professional work tailored to a client’s needs
  7. Participate in team meetings and attend networking events/get involved in business development
  8. Keep up to date with law and practice
  9. Complete the required amount of TCPD
  10. Any other duties within the scope and spirit of the post required, and any other duties which the trainee solicitor requires to undertake to achieve of the PEAT 2 Outcomes

Expansion on duties:

This job description provides an outline only and may be amended to take account of changes at the organisation. Objectives and expanded duties will be discussed at the PEAT 2 Quarterly Performance Reviews.


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