Career in Law Firm


There are two starkly contrasting approaches to working life – the first is where a job is simply a way to earn a living: no emotional involvement is invested in what they do or who they work with. The second approach is when a career means everything: they are able to progress quickly, earn more and feel fulfilled.

The majority of the people find themselves falling somewhere in between – they want opportunities to progress and the opportunity to earn more. But they also respect the values of their employer. They expect loyalty from their employer and feel that cover is provided during their holidays. Overall they need to feel that their employer treats them with respect.

You take your job seriously and so do we. Merlyn Law Firm offers a friendly and positive environment to work in where everyone is treated with respect. Our employees are expected to work very hard but we also make sure they are rewarded for it.

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    Current Vacancies

    To apply, please email your CV together with a covering letter to It is helpful if you indicate your current salary and/or salary expectation and include your notice period.

    The roles as advertised below require a minimum of 12 Months PQE. Successful candidates will be subject to 2 interview stages and will also be subject to a background check.

    Internships/ Work Experience

    Merlyn Law firm has a long history and commitment to training future advocates from their early law school days.

    As a general rule the firm looks to take on four trainee advocates/interns each year and when such vacancies arise we advertise on this website and invite internal and external applications.

    We look for enthusiasm, drive, and communication skills as well as academic ability.

    Successful trainees can expect a varied training which can include working in any of the firm’s departments and offices. We aim for trainees to experience work in 4 different departments…but which ones? Whilst we take into account a trainee’s wishes we obviously have to take into account the firm’s needs as well.

    Equality And Diversity

    The firm believes that the diversity of our workforce is one of our greatest assets. We are committed to tackling any discrimination and prejudice in all its forms, ensuring that all forms of harassment and intimidation are eradicated and to provide equality of opportunity for everyone within the firm. We believe that it is only by offering equality of opportunity that we can achieve the goals we set ourselves in the provision of legal services to our clients.

    The firm will not accept less favourable treatment of anyone on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, marital status, religion, or sexual orientation.

    Our Commitments

    All staff are made aware of this policy at induction and it is published on our intranet. Everyone in the firm is actively involved in the operation and review of this policy, sympathetic consideration will be given to any concerns or suggestions for improvement.

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