Applications are invited for Trainee Solicitors to commence in June 2015
A traineeship at Thorntons will provide the best foundation upon which to build your legal career. As the largest legal practice in Tayside and one of the largest full service firms in Scotland we can offer a challenging and rewarding 2 year traineeship. As a trainee solicitor you will play a key role in our future success and we are therefore looking for candidates who enjoy a challenge, have an enquiring mind, demonstrate good communication skills, excel in client care, and possess a strong work ethic.
You will be required to possess your Diploma in addition to a Degree in Scots Law by June 2015 when the Traineeship commences. Ideally you will have undertaken some meaningful work experience. You will also demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work under pressure, and your ability to work successfully as part of a team.
With our increasing variety of work types and an opportunity to learn from some of the best legal talent around, we offer an excellent training ground for individuals, supporting and developing your technical and personal skills with opportunities to work in our Edinburgh, Perth, Arbroath, Forfar and Dundee offices.
Traineeship - We offer a varied traineeship whereby you can gain experience within Litigation, Private Client, Conveyancing and Business Law. Through these departments you can gain exposure to such specialisms as debt recovery, personal injury, family law, corporate, commercial property, IT and IP. You will gain experience, practical work and direct client contact from early in your traineeship. Read what our Trainees say about a Thorntons Traineeship here>>
Salary and Benefits
Closing date for applications is Monday 10 March 2014.