Trainee Solicitor Colchester and Clacton

This is a role for graduate who wants to qualify as a Solicitor to apply for a Training Contract to commence in September 2022. As a Trainee Solicitor at Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP) you will have the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the ongoing success of the firm and will be given responsibility for varied and substantive work that will challenge you. You will attend client meetings and correspond directly with clients. We offer a friendly and supportive working environment and good work/life balance, without having to compromise on quality of work.

The Firm: Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP) is a LEXCEL accredited, Legal 500 recommended practice with 17 Legal 500 recommended lawyers. The firm has a long history in North Essex and has ambitious plans to grow further over the next three years.

Operating an open door culture, the firm has a strong commitment to personal and professional development for all of our staff as well as putting the client experience at the heart of everything we do.

With strong ties to the local community, and recognising our corporate and social responsibility, all members of the firm are encouraged to develop links with local charities and participate in fundraising and community based activities.

We consider our trainees to be vital for the future of the firm. We hope that at the end of your training contract you will be committed to Essex and want to build a legal career at TSP.

Paralegal Support Roles:  At TSP every team has Paralegal support. This role is an ideal way for graduates seeking a training contract at TSP to prove themselves before becoming a trainee solicitor with the firm. We welcome speculative direct applications from graduates (no recruitment agents) for this type of role, even when there are no specific roles advertised.