Nockolds Solicitors is a progressive legal services firm, building on its’ heritage of 187 years of legal practice. The Firm has many strong features as an effective organisation. Particularly their culture is one of enthusiasm, a passion for the job and a great reserve of energy which provides the drive for many achievements. The Firm employs the finest Solicitors with a passion for the legal profession. Nockolds Solicitors are committed to providing a reliable, accurate and practicable legal service to all clients at a reasonable cost. The Firm’s vision is to build on these strengths and expand the business to provide a first class service to all clients.
Nockolds has a Lexcel Quality mark, numerous listings in the ‘Legal 500’ and ‘Chambers & Partners’, the two legal directories of who’s who in the law, a Gold Investors in People award and had been included in the Sunday Times’ 100 Best Small Companies to Work for Award.
The strategy for marketing which links to our business strategy has been embraced by staff who involve themselves in active support to network, establish social networks and share information across teams, all to good effect. There is a strong drive for learning and people are supported to learn and are encouraged to further develop their career. There is an effective culture within the firm which supports a people-centric work ethic. Staff feel valued and that they contribute to the firm’s achievements and also have a good work life balance. The firm has a clear strategy for expansion and development and all staff are fully involved with the firm’s strategy through effective communication and ensuring that staff feel a part of the firm.
In addition to ensuring that we are strong in key areas such as business services, property, private client and many different types of dispute resolution and litigation, Nockolds is responsive to our clients’ needs and our continued expansion has included adding niche and specialised legal services.
Nockolds Training Contract
Nockolds offers a training contract that encourages a hands-on approach from the outset. We encourage individuality and drawing on previous experiences. We offer our trainees responsibility, exposure to the firms business and clients, and a tailored training contract to ensure you are well-prepared and equipped for life as a fully-rounded solicitor. Nockolds’ trainees are encouraged to handle their own caseload under the supervision of a Partner.
Nockolds training contract is divided into four seats lasting six months in each chosen department. Seats are offered in Commercial and/or Residential Property, Dispute Resolution, Employment Law, Family & Childcare Law and Wills & Probate. Opportunities are also available to gain some level of training in other departments such as Company Law, International and Personal Injury. The majority of the seats are based in our Bishop’s Stortford office but there will be the opportunity to spend six months in our London office.
Nockolds prides itself in recruiting trainees who have something different to offer. If you feel you have done something different and have an appreciated level of individuality, we would like to hear from you. We also like our trainees to have some experience in the law, whether this is by way of a vacation placement or other pro bono or work experience. Language skills are also welcome.
Why Choose a Career with Nockolds
Making the choice to join Nockolds will provide you with opportunities to work with market leading professionals and clients across a range of industry sectors such as Property, Litigation and Private Client.
We are committed to ensuring that you will have the opportunity to grow your client skills early in your career by providing you with access to clients in each part of the business you
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