Click on the coloured buttons below to see an overview of some of the roles available within this area of the business. The boxes to the right give you an idea of what the role entails, the experience you might need to carry out the role as well as some qualifications that may be desirable to the recruiting manager.


Trainee Solicitor

What will I be responsible for?

Undertakes limited supervised negotiation and drafting of straightforward agreements. Undertakes unsupervised legal research and assists solicitors in solving problems of low to medium complexity and/or value. Will be exposed to some elements of work that a Counsel undertakes as part of training and development

What decision/change authority will I have?

Implements defined procedures under supervision. Plans specific work streams within projects. By Trainee level, provides analytical support in the decision making process. At Supervisor level, helps plan and prioritise work streams

Who will I work with?

Internally interacts with peers, supervisors and clients. Externally interacts as required to deliver work streams; interactions tend to be ad hoc rather than part of a continued client or third party relationship. External interactions usually occur following instructions from supervisor

What projects/people will I lead?

Uses resources provided to deliver outputs efficiently and on time. By Trainee level, works with reducing supervision with knowledge as a developing resource, but still within a well-defined and limited area of accountability

What technical expertise will I need?

Holds degree, law or other plus CPE and will have passed LPC (or equivalent). By Trainee level, developing knowledge of Legal, becoming more self-directed but generally within a defined remit and under supervision

What experience will I need?

Previous relevant work experience

Will I need formal qualifications?

Can I take ownership of my personal development?

Yes! Visit The learning zone (via the Milife homepage) to complete any one of the following eLearning courses:

Corporate Induction
Equality & Diversity (online)
Shades of Perception
Effective Report Writing
Coaching Skills for Managers
MS Office Applications – Level 3

Where else will my skills and experience be relevant

Many of the skills you demonstrate within your current role will be transferable to a variety of roles within other areas of Mitie. Click on the function icons below to see where your current skillset could take you.

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