Leigh Day: Trainee Solicitor – Manchester

Posted on 25th March 2022
Type Training Contract, Full Time
Specialism Complex Injury, Employment, Personal Injury, Public Law
Location Manchester
Deadline 21st April 2022

Job Description

Apply here by 21 April

Trainee Solicitors 2023-2025 – Manchester

The role
Leigh Day are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases, ensuring that individuals have the same access to justice as the UK Government and large corporations. Leigh Day are not afraid to take on difficult and challenging cases involving medical negligence, serious personal injuries, discrimination in the workplace, defective products and human rights abuses in this country and overseas. Leigh Day offers a market-leading service to their clients who include individuals from around the world, charities and global NGOs.

Leigh Day’s trainees are a top priority for the future of their firm. Leigh Day are very proud that their current retention rate of trainees on qualification is 95% and that many of the Partners and heads of departments have trained at the firm.

Who are Leigh Day looking for?
Leigh Day are looking for candidates who are able to demonstrate:

• Excellent fit with their ethos – a genuine passion for claimant law and providing access to justice for all.

• High standards of academic achievement, at least a 2:1 degree classification and typically 128 UCAS tariff points or better.

• Ability to solve problems, demonstrating good judgement and critical reasoning.

• Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

• Ability to deal sensitively with clients and experts.

• Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills, with the enthusiasm to work in a busy team environment.

• Confidence, persistence and resilience to consistently deliver the highest quality of work under pressure and in the face of change.

• Sincerity, positivity and flexibility to ensure their clients receive first rate service, at all times.

Application process
You must submit your application via their online application system by 21 April 2021. You will be able to access the link from their training contract web page, where you will also find more details about the training contract opportunities, SQE funding and all of the information you need to complete an application.

Training Contract Webpage: https://www.leighday.co.uk/about-us/leigh-day-careers/trainee-solicitors/

Please note Leigh Day do not accept applications made in any other format.

Diversity & Inclusion at Leigh Day
Leigh Day are committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. They value the diversity of their colleagues, clients and the third parties with whom they work with. Leigh Day seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.

Apply here by 21 April

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