Letter—trainee solicitor offer letter

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  • Letter—trainee solicitor offer letter

Letter—trainee solicitor offer letter

[Subject to contract]

Dear [insert name of trainee solicitor]

Following [your interview on [insert date],] I am pleased to confirm the Firm's offer of employment as a trainee solicitor, subject to the conditions set out below.

[If accepted, this offer will be formalised in OR I attach][our standard recognised training contract] (the ‘Training Contract’), the terms of which will prevail if they conflict with the details given below.

Terms of offer

The principal terms of our offer are:

    1. 1

      to provide recognised training for you in accordance with the SRA Standards and Regulations (the ‘Standards and Regulations’)[ and guidance for law firms published by the SRA].

    1. 2

      your recognised training[ and your employment with the Firm] will begin on [insert date] (the ‘Commencement Date’) and, subject to the terms of the Training Contract, will be for a fixed term of [two] years continuing until [insert date][, when it will end without any requirement for notice or compensation]. Your period of continuous employment with the Firm [will begin on the Commencement Date OR began on [insert date], the date on which your previous employment by the Firm as [a paralegal] began];

    1. 3

      your annual salary will be £[enter amount] payable [state frequency, eg monthly in arrears] on or about the [last working day of each calendar month];

    1. 4

      your normal place of work will be at [insert address or location] but

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