Trainee Legal Executive / SQE Graduate Trainee – Tax and Estate Planning

  • Maidstone
  • Competitive
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • 30th April 2024
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Job Description

We are looking for a Trainee Legal Executive or an SQE Graduate Trainee to work as a member of the Tax and Estate Planning team based in our Maidstone office. This is a full-time role and a fantastic opportunity for someone to be part of a progressive team with a good reputation and collegiate, supportive, and approachable culture.

You will assist qualified lawyers with their caseload as well as building your own. Applicants must be able to demonstrate some tax and estate planning experience either through working in a legal practice, through subjects studied in their Law Degree or SQE. We welcome applicants who have started the CILEx course or are looking for qualifying work experience to qualify under the SQE route.

In return the company will reward the ideal candidate with an excellent salary and benefits package, including CILEx funding (if applicable), exceptional training, and the opportunity to work as part of a successful team.


Whitehead Monckton can offer a competitive salary along with a range of benefits depending on the role including:

  • 23-30 days annual leave plus paid bank holidays and Christmas eve closure
  • Birthday Leave
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Pension (with a salary sacrifice option)
  • Death in service benefit
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Discount on legal services
  • Independent financial advice via Raymond James
  • Benefits website access (provides a variety of  High Street discounts)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program
  • Regular social events
  • Participation in various charitable events
  • Hybrid working up to 2 days per week at home, after a qualifying period
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Employee referral scheme

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