Blake Morgan LLP is one of the country's leading law firms.
Our clients and our people often say the same thing: that our commercial and personable approach is a key reason for wanting to work with us or for us.
We offer jobs and careers in a rapidly growing and highly regarded regional practice, with city quality work and an approach that recognises the importance of a work/life balance.
We encourage our lawyers early on in their careers to get out into the local marketplace, help raise our profile and win new business opportunities.
We will offer you competitive terms and conditions and pride ourselves on our well-structured and supported training and development programme, whatever your role.
We offer multiple options to establish a career at Blake Morgan whether you are a school leaver, recent graduate or are in another sector but considering a move into law.
We think we have a lot to offer: a stimulating career in a supportive and friendly environment, whether you are an apprentice, lawyer or other professional who would like to work for a leading law firm.
Benefits we offer
Blake Morgan offers all employees a range of benefits, which includes:
26 days annual holiday
A discretionary bonus scheme
Private medical insurance, current provider is BUPA
Option to join the firm's pension scheme (contribution will be matched to the same level as that of the employee up to the maximum of 5%)
4 x life cover
Free parking (Southampton, Portsmouth and Oxford: season ticket for car park and London: season ticket travel loan)
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave after three years' service
Our graduate programme
Blake Morgan is one of the largest firms of solicitors in Wales and the south of England. The wide range of work we undertake provides opportunities to meet the preferences and objectives of almost every trainee. We offer no guarantees of success - only opportunities to succeed.
Training is carefully structured and designed to provide variety, responsibility and intellectual challenge.
Normally you will have a series of placements lasting three or six months in a range of departments, as well as the possibility to go on a secondment with one of our clients. Working with a partner or associate the aim is to give you experience of a wide range of clients and work in both the private and commercial areas.
Within each placement, your supervisor will involve you directly in work so you learn from personal experience as well as observation and instruction. The more competence you demonstrate, the more responsibility we will give you.
We provide a wide range of in-house courses to supplement your professional education. You will have appraisal meetings every three months with your seat supervisor to review your progress and plan your training to meet the business and your needs.
Our recruitment process for 2020 training contracts and 2018 vacation scheme is open on 2nd November.
We promote from within wherever we can and our preference for organic growth generates a steady stream of opportunities. Many of our current partners, senior solicitors and team managers are former trainees.
Progress is based on merit and we have formal criteria for promotion to solicitor and associate. We are always thinking about future partners and at all stages of your career we will be looking for evidence that you have the breadth of ability one day to take that step.
We offer no guarantees of success - only opportunities to succeed.
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