Trainee Solicitor – Jackson Boyd



We are presently seeking to recruit litigation trainee solicitors to join our firm. As the successful candidate you would have the opportunity of working within each of our three core areas during the course of your traineeship.

  • Personal Injury - dealing with cases arising from road traffic accidents, public liability, accidents at work and clinical negligence.
  • Employment - acting for employers and employees in cases involving unfair dismissal, discrimination and redundancy among others.
  • Dispute Resolution – dealing with property disputes, contractual issues and professional negligence matters.

During your traineeship you would have your own caseload and you will also provide assistance to our solicitors with their high value and complex cases. You would meet with clients and take statements from witnesses. You would have the opportunity of shadowing colleagues at court and at tribunal. With the appropriate level of supervision and guidance there would be the opportunity for you to appear at court and tribunal and to conduct Proofs.

At Jackson Boyd our focus is always on our clients. Therefore we are seeking applications from candidates who in addition to holding the requisite legal qualifications can also demonstrate practical experience in client care.

The traineeship will be based in our Glasgow office and will commence in October 2019. Salary will be in line with Law Society recommendations.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please visit our Careers Page at https://www.jacksonboyd.co.uk/about-us/work-for-us/ and upload your CV and covering letter.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 1 March 2019 at 5pm.