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Careers at Humphries Kirk Solicitors

 

“Our employees are highly valued for their contribution because our people are the key to our success”

Humphries Kirk are an equal opportunities employer. We will not discriminate on the grounds of any protected characteristic as stipulated by the Equalities Act 2010.

 

What can we offer?

  • A friendly and conducive working environment
  • A workplace where you will be recognised and rewarded for your positivity, flexibility, hard work, team spirit and individual contribution
  • Social events
  • Ongoing support in your professional development
  • Competitive salaries
  • Bonus and incentive schemes
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • An annual birthday present from us – an extra half day annual leave
  • Contributory pension scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Death in Service Benefit to take care of your loved ones (subject to eligibility)
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Eye care support

For details of our latest vacancies click here

Speculative Applicants

We welcome speculative applications directly from candidates who may be looking for new opportunities. Please send your CV along with a covering email outlining what you are looking for to recruitment@hklaw.eu

 

Placements

Voluntary work experience placements are only available on a very limited basis. This is because we want to make sure that those candidates who do undertake placements receive the best support and training to ensure that their experience is of value.

 

Recruitment Agencies

We only accept candidate introductions from our preferred agencies with whom we have agreed terms and conditions in advance.

 

Trainee Solicitor Applications

Applications for 2017 Training Contracts are now closed. We are now taking applications for 2018.

What we look for: We recognise the importance of contributing to the next generation of Solicitors and as a leading local law firm, we are proud to offer excellent training and support. Trainee Solicitors also provide a valuable resource to our busy Firm, therefore, candidates must be prepared to undertake a wide range of tasks and go the extra mile in preparation and recognition of the fact that this is a profession that is going to require an incredibly high degree of dedication, tenacity, flexibility and hard work. Desirable traits will include; good communication skills, strong academic skills and a good work ethic. Ties to the region are desirable but not a pre-requisite. Please note that Training Contracts are normally only offered on a full time basis.

Candidate Eligibility: In order to apply, you will have completed your law degree or be able to verify predicted results.  Candidates will normally have been accepted onto an LPC before applying, but in any event, it is a condition that all appointed Trainees must have successfully completed the LPC prior to commencement of the Training Contract. If you have taken an alternative route to qualification, you will be required to supply appropriate details and qualification results.

Applying for a Training Contract: Your application should be emailed or posted to us and will be held on file. By email: Recruitment@hklaw.eu. Please entitle your email – ‘Trainee Solicitor Application’
By post:   Trainee Solicitor Applications, Humphries Kirk Solicitors, Glebe House, North Street, Wareham, BH20 4AN.

Applications must include the following information:

  • Your CV
  • A covering letter detailing; details of any relevant work experience, your degree results/predicted results, dates of your LPC, any areas of law where you have a specific interest and your preferred start date (please note, we will not normally consider candidates wishing to commence after next year).

Your application will be held on file. In the event that you are selected for interview, we will contact you, at which point you will be required to undertake our full application process.

 

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