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Barristers

Bright Line Law is interested in receiving applications from barristers (practising and non-practising, or qualified foreign lawyer) who would like to participate in the work of Bright Line Law and The White Collar Crime Centre.

Strong practice commitment, dedication to professional development and excellent academic qualifications are essential requirements.

Bright Line Law has a policy of selective expansion and seeks expertise in all types of white collar crime cases.

With its dedicated marketing platform, there are opportunities for practice growth and professional development. As a new-generation barrister law firm, Bright Line Law is able to consider flexible arrangements.

If you are interested in discussing an opportunity, please contact Jonathan Fisher QC in confidence. 

Interns

BLL invites applications from those interested in undertaking an internship with us.

Interns will be asked to undertake specific work tasks which may involve providing support with legal cases, undertaking research or writing for Bright Line Law and/or The White Collar Crime Centre, and assisting with administrative tasks where necessary.

The work is remunerated by a lump sum payment, the amount calculated by reference to the number of hours likely to be worked. The time commitment is variable, depending on the requirements of the task in question and the intern’s availability. All work is undertaken at BLL’s offices in Central Court.

The opportunity offers invaluable experience and will assist in demonstrating commitment in the workplace. A maximum of two internships will be offered at any one time.

Requirements

  1. Undergraduate degree, First Class or Upper Second, or international equivalent. A postgraduate degree and/or a legal professional qualification would be an advantage.
  2. A strong and demonstrable interest in corporate and financial crime, financial services regulation, and human rights.
  3. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and under pressure.
  4. Excellent communication skills, with the ability to write and speak clearly and succinctly.
  5. Research and analytical skills of a very high order.
  6. Ability to meet deadlines and a strong attention to detail.
  7. Hard working, enthusiastic and dedicated to a career in the legal profession aa legal practitioner and/or a legal academic at the highest level.
  8. Able to exercise good judgment, sensitivity, and tact.

Application

Apply by email to admin@brightlinelaw.co.uk, attaching –

  1. Your curriculum vitae;
  2. Two examples of written work;
  3. A covering letter which sets out - 
    1. Your availability;
    2. In a maximum of 200 words, your suitability for the role and how the job will assist your career development
    3. If not a UK or EU citizen, details of your visa and your ability to work in the UK
    4. Contact details for two referees.

Pupillage

Bright Line Law will consider applications for pupillage from applicants who are solicitors, qualified legal practitioners in common law jurisdictions and legal academics who are required by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) to undertake a pupillage or a period of reduced pupillage to obtain rights of audience in England and Wales. Only one pupillage will be offered at any one time.

Applications for pupillage will be considered once a year. Applications for pupillage to begin on 1st October 2017 must be submitted by no later than 31st August 2017.

For further information about BLL’s pupillage policy and the application process, email admin@brightlinelaw.co.uk.

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