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Working with us

Come and join us!

We are delighted that you might be considering joining nplaw. We offer a huge range of opportunities for you to develop your career and work on some exciting projects which benefit the community of Norfolk and beyond.



There are currently no vacancies within nplaw.


There are so many good things about working for nplaw that we can’t list them all here! We offer flexible working (including part-time, flexi-time and working from home), staff benefits and amazing colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds. Some of our employees’ stories can be read here >

We offer training and development opportunities for all our staff at whatever stage of their career and a structured induction process.

Our colleagues tell us that they particularly like:

  • the great work-life balance that their roles afford them, with flexible start and finish times
  • the quality of work that we offer and the opportunity to work on interesting, high impact, high value projects
  • the security of the local government pension scheme
  • the emphasis that we put on everyone’s well-being, from having several members of staff trained as Mental Health First Aiders, each team having a Well-Being Champion and free access to Norfolk Support Line which offers counselling and support for all employees.

Norfolk is a lovely place to live and work in. For more information about the county, please visit the Norfolk County Council website

Trainee Solicitors

We are not currently recruiting to training contracts externally but we are instead offering them internally to our staff who are in legal officer/paralegal roles and who have passed the LPC. For law graduates joining us who don’t have the LPC, then we offer the opportunity to qualify as a solicitor via an SQE graduate apprenticeship route.

These legal officer roles arise at different times during the year and will be advertised on the nplaw website, Norfolk County Council’s vacancies website Vacancies – Norfolk County Council and on nplaw’s LinkedIn page.

Our current trainee solicitors have been talking to us about their experiences >

Work experience

In previous years we have been very keen to offer work experience to undergraduates and graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in law. Since March 2020, our staff have been working from home and, regrettably, we will not be offering individual work experience placements for the foreseeable future.

We understand that work experience for students is vital so, in June 2021, nplaw welcomed 36 students for its first ever virtual work experience week. It was a resounding success, with speakers covering different areas of law, insights into career pathways and groups workshop activities. We hope to repeat this in the summer of 2022.

Please enjoy these blogs which were shared by some of the attending students:

nplaw VWE blog – Leah Harris July 2021

nplaw Blog Post Nicolette Keaveney