Trainee Solicitor (2 year fixed term contract) - Closed

Date posted: 23/01/2019

Closing date: 8 February, 2019 4:00 pm

Hours per week: 35 hours

Salary: £18,891 - £20,755

Location: Merseyside

Employment type: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed Term for 2 years

Job Description:

Trainee Solicitor (2 year fixed term contract)

SCP 16-19 £18,891 – £20,755

plus professional fees and course fees to qualify as a Solicitor


DO YOU want to be part of a new and exciting team working for the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA)?


WOULD YOU like to be part of a dynamic legal team working to implement the Metro Mayor’s vision for the City?


HOW ABOUT working in prestigious offices with stunning views across the City and historic waterfront?


ARE YOU the candidate we are looking for?


The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority was created in 2014 and became a Mayoral Combined Authority in 2017.  Significant sums of money have been granted to the Combined Authority to support regeneration and significant projects that transform the City Region.


As part of the LCRCA’s expansion, we are currently looking to recruit a Trainee Solicitor to our busy Legal, Democratic Services and Procurement Team.  Working alongside our experienced and supportive team of lawyers, the Trainee Solicitor will gain valuable experience in a range of areas including Commercial Contracts, Property, Litigation, and general Local Government administrative law.


You will have the opportunity to participate in exciting projects in diverse areas such as Transport, Energy, Environment, Skills and Apprenticeships, Digital, Culture, Housing and Spatial Planning and Homelessness.


This unique role will not be available for long!


IF YOU have a commitment to public service, a desire through the work that you do, to make a difference to the look, feel and life chances of the place and people in the Liverpool City Region and a confidence to work in an innovative and creative climate this could be the role for you.  Interested?




Free travel across Merseyside or a Mersey Tunnels Fast Tag

Generous holiday entitlement and Flexi-time

Flexible working arrangements


How to apply:


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Indicative Recruitment Timetable


Closing Date 8 February 2019 @ 4.00pm


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