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Training Contract - 2025

Training Contract - 2025

companyMorr & Co
PublishedPublished: Published 1 month ago
Full time
Role CommencementWithin 12 months

About us

Morr & Co LLP is an established but modern top 200 law firm with plans for growth. We pride ourselves on providing high quality and creative thinking, as well as generating enduring relationships. The firm’s culture of listening to and supporting others, applies as much to the approach we take with our clients as it does to the connections we build with our colleagues. We are proud to have been awarded a Silver Award by Investors in People. We have a long history (almost 300 years old) and big ambitions, and we believe that we combine the quality, capability and resources of a large firm with the approachability of a smaller practice. As a firm, we are also committed to harnessing technology in order to continually improve the quality, efficiency and delivery of our services.  

Our Core Values: Integrity, Dedication, Insight and Community 

We look for candidates who can work for us, with us and be part of us, encapsulating our core values in every part of your journey. Delivering excellence is at the heart of what we do. We offer a friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment where candidates will have the opportunity to learn from industry experts. You will have a four-seat rotation allowing you exposure to different areas of law, helping to shape your decision and define your career path after qualifying.   

Morr & Co have a transparent and supportive culture, this flows from office to office no matter where you are based or which department you are in.  An open-door policy means you can get advice, support and encouragement but also not have the fear of knocking on a closed door. We encourage employees to ask questions and work collegiately.

Throughout the period of the recognised training, the Trainee will receive training in a variety of areas of law to satisfy the Solicitors Regulation Authority requirements. We have a dedicated career path to nurture and support your growth with a clear and transparent model. Full training and guidance on Financial Performance, Technical Competence, Client Care and your ongoing Commerciality are all part of the programme.

As a firm we strongly believe in giving back to our communities. Our CSR policy enables all employees to be involved as much as they want, taking part in charity days, assisting with the organising of internal fundraising and team building ideas, with both the environment and wellbeing at the forefront of our minds.  

Networking and Business Development are both ways to contribute to both the firm and your individual growth and we have a dedicated Marketing team to help transform your ideas into reality. 

Morr & Co offer an extensive list of rewards and benefits including, a day off on your birthday with a £50 voucher to treat yourself, bonus scheme, discounted shopping/days out, free topical seminars and so much more. 

Our wellbeing team dedicate their time to make sure colleagues are supported and have self-care and self-awareness. We have a number of staff who have completed a Mental Health First Aid training course to become champions for the business and we encourage employees to reach out when needed.

The Job 

Morr & Co LLP will provide you with training and experience in at least three distinct substantive areas of the English Law: 

  • Contentious 
  • Civil Litigation 
  • Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence 
  • Family 
  • Non-Contentious 
  • Corporate & Commercial 
  • Commercial Property 
  • Court of Protection 
  • Residential Conveyancing 
  • Trusts, Wills and Probate 
  • Employment 

Our Trainee Seats are usually organised into six month ‘seats’ within specific departments. This can be flexible depending on your needs and that of the firms. 

On qualification our Trainees will join our innovative Newly Qualified Development programme, which provides continued learning and support through the first three years of qualification. Retention of our Trainees on qualification is high, but will always depend on business needs.

Key responsibilities

  • To undertake a range of legal, technical and administrative tasks as directed by the “seat” supervisor
  • To assist in the provision of legal services and the giving of legal advice to clients
  • Throughout the period of the recognised training, the Trainee will receive training in a variety of areas of law to satisfy the Solicitors Regulation Authority requirements
  • To provide an efficient and friendly service to clients. To achieve this you will be expected to:
    • adopt a business like, polite and sensible approach in your telephone and written dealings with clients, other solicitors and third parties
    • adhere to the client care standards set out in the firm's Terms of Business and Professional Standards Manuals
    • write letters and produce documents in so far as possible in plain English and with a good quality of presentation

Requirements

The successful candidate will have taken or be planning to take, their LPC or have completed SQE1 at the time the training contract begins. 

  • LPC or SQE1 commencement or completion
  • Focused and dedicated approach to work 
  • Excellent communication skills  
  • Drive and resilience  Understanding of commerciality 
  • Reliability  
  • Thrive in a team environment  
  • Strive for excellence  
  • Respect and affability