Trainee Solicitor – 2022 Start

Blackwood & Smith LLP
Contract Type
Practice Area
Commercial Property, Private Client, Residential Conveyancing, Trusts & Estates
Law Soc recommended rate
We are looking for a Trainee Solicitor to commence a traineeship this year.

Job Description


We are a small but busy private practice, currently comprising four Solicitors, a Trainee Solicitor and around a dozen further fee earners and support staff, based in Peebles in the Scottish Borders. We are looking for a Trainee Solicitor to commence a traineeship this year.

We have a good history of training solicitors with three of our existing solicitors, including two partners, having trained at the firm in previous years. We are already training a second year Trainee Solicitor at present.

The main areas of our work are Property (both residential and commercial) and Private Client (including Wills, Trusts, Executries and Powers of Attorney) and candidates must have an interest in either or both areas of law.

Candidates must obviously have a degree in Scots Law and a Diploma in Legal Practice. Excellent IT and communication skills are also essential. An desire to live and work in a rural area would also be appreciated.


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