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Trainee Solicitor
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1664/8683
  • Published: Mon 15/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 03/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £24,799 - £26,317
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 3BQ

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Trainee Solicitor

Job introduction

Brighton & Hove Council’s Commercial Law Team is recruiting 4 new roles!

We are looking for confident and highly motivated lawyers and trainees to join our Commercial Law Team. You will be joining a Lexcel accredited, dynamic and supportive legal team which is committed to career development. We welcome applicants from lawyers who want to work remotely, flexibly or part time.

The trainees will be required to work full time but there will be some opportunities for flexible work patterns and home working.

Fixed term for: 2 year training programme

Interview date: Week commencing 20 July (via Skype).

There will be a second round of interviews (likely to be on 24 July). 

Please contact Alice Rowland, Head of Commercial Law, on 01273 291503 or if you would like to discuss any of the roles.

About the role

Trainee Solicitors

We are looking are looking for two trainees to join us for 2 year fixed term training contracts.

Reporting directly to the Head of Commercial Law, you will train primarily in the Contracts and Procurement Team and will undertake seats in Major Projects, Property Law and/ or Corporate Law. You will also have the opportunity to experience contentious legal work.


Please see link below for details and to apply for Lawyer roles:



Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.