Trainee Solicitor - start June 2019

Organisation
Aberdein Considine
Reference
VAC-13923
Contract Type
Traineeship
Practice Area
Legal Support
Location
Glasgow
Salary
Competitive
The Role will be a traineeship for 2 years (one seat).

Job Description

You will be working with the Corporate Partners, Assistants and Paralegals/Secretaries (within Corporate and Business Advisory Department) to support clients’ general business advisory and transactional requirements.

JOB PURPOSE

  • To help ensure clients are provided with the best possible advice and recommendations.
  • To help secure the best possible outcome for clients.
  • To help obtain a good reputation for the Corporate team and firm amongst clients.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparing advice and supporting Partners and Assistants in advising clients on a variety of matters.
  • Supporting and assisting in Corporate transactions and deals including due diligence and disclosure aspects of a transaction and company secretarial work.
  • Assisting with client communications, by email and phone.
  • Assisting in drafting main transactional and ancillary documents.
  • Working as a team with other members of the Corporate and Business Advisory Department to achieve common goals.
  • Promoting the Department and the Firm through Business Development.

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Bachelor of Laws – LL.B Scots Law
  • Diploma in Legal Practice

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Good IT skills

Desirable

  • Previous experience of working with clients/customers.

KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • Commercial and business awareness

Desirable

  • Knowledge of company law

APTITUDES

Essential

  • Organised
  • Ability to work to deadlines and to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Adaptable and accommodating
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good team worker

 

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