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Trainee Solicitor
  • Employer: Arun District Council
  • Reference: ADC/20/119224
  • Published: Mon 27/01/2020, 4:18 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 19/02/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,313 to £26,317 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Arun Civic Centre, Littlehampton, West Sussex, West Sussex , West Sussex

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Trainee Solicitor

Trainee Solicitor

£24,313 to £26,317 per annum

Full Time – 37 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract for 2 years


Joining Arun District Council’s busy legal team, based in Littlehampton, West Sussex, you will be trained and supervised to deliver a high quality legal service to the Council.


Primarily, your workload will include property transactions, contracts, planning and housing/litigation matters. Your training will develop your core skills of advocacy, drafting, negotiating, researching, interviewing and advising.


You will be enthusiastic, with excellent communication skills, and able to demonstrate good team working.


For an informal discussion please speak to Caroline Perry, Principal Solicitor on 01903 737691.


We offer in return:

Up to 28 days paid annual leave, subject to continuous service, (23 days paid annual leave if no continuous service), plus paid Bank Holidays - PLUS Flexi-Time including an opportunity to accrue a further 12 days flexi leave per year

  • Free membership at local leisure centres
  • Excellent Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work discount/Christmas Savings/Save As You Earn Schemes
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including on site exercise classes, free health checks, free eye tests and an option to pay into a Simplyhealth Care plan
  • Training and Development Opportunities


INTERVIEW DATE: 28 February 2020


This post has been identified as a Politically Restricted Post. Local authority employees holding politically restricted posts are disqualified from membership of any local authority, other than a parish or community council, from being a Member of Parliament or a Member of the European Parliament, and from membership of the Scottish Parliament or Welsh Assembly. They are subject to prescribed restrictions on their political activity through the Local Government Officers (Political Restrictions) Regulations 1990 (SI 1990/851). This includes canvassing.


 Arun has a commitment to equality of opportunity in employment.

If you have a disability which makes it difficult to complete our application form,

please contact the Human Resources Department, who will assist you with your application