Trainee Solicitor /Legal Executive

Job Description

Trainee Solicitor or Legal Executive

Term: Permanent

Working hours: Full time / Flexible

Salary: £21000 - £24000 dependent on experience

Location: Halifax Town Centre

Role: NQ/Paralegal

Due to growth we are seeking a trainee to join our team in Halifax.

As an award winning family law firm we have an extraordinarily large client base with client instructions in both legally aided and privately funded work and therefore this position in available due to growth and expansion. You will be working in a team with accredited specialists.

We require a Trainee Solicitor to join our team dealing with a wide variety of family issues including Domestic Violence and Children working with the most up to date Case Management System.

You may be a more experienced Trainee Solicitor wishing to work within a local and nationally recognised award winning team and seeking to transfer.

In order to be considered for this role you must be a trainee solicitor or have a minimum started a level 6 ilex qualification, a GDL or an LPC or SQM and be available for full time work.

You must have a keen interest in business development and be looking for the next step in your career as a Family Lawyer.

We care about our team members and Makin Dixon prides itself on investing in our people, we offer career progression and a happy work/life balance.

We offer a competitive salary package with a benefits package.

Please apply by sending covering letter and CV no later than 4.00 pm on 1st Sept

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,000.00-£24,000.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Halifax: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Master's (required)


  • family law: 1 year (required)


  • English (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 01/09/2023
Reference ID: JC/JN/TraineeHlx

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