We generally recruit our Trainees by employing them as Paralegals first for a period between 6-12 months.

Throughout the period as a Paralegal regular appraisals and reviews are carried out. We do not guarantee anyone a training contract until we are sure they are suitable for the position within this firm.

We do not have standard application forms and candidates usually send in their CV with a covering letter. We look for commitment to social justice and an interest in Mental Health law, as all our trainees generally spend time in the Mental Health department. Our staff all need to have common sense, be able to demonstrate an ability to use initiative appropriately and be team players. The training programme is established with the firm’s needs along with our Trainees interests in mind.

Burke Niazi allows Trainees to have a high degree of responsibility from an early stage, this is why the Paralegal stage is so important in recruitment in this firm. Trainees are also supervised very closely and always by a Director in the firm.

We pride ourselves in maintaining our staff and we have a number of staff who have been retained following the completion of their training contract. We really are committed to training and retaining!

Current Vacancies

We are seeking to recruit a 1 – 5 years PQE housing solicitor to join our Housing department (listed in the Legal 500) at our North London office in Holloway (N7). Opportunity to also receive training in and undertake community care and Court of Protection work. Salary according to experience and excellent career opportunities. Working from home arrangements in place. Apply with covering letter and CV to

We are seeking to recruit a Legal Aid Biller/Head of Legal Aid Civil Billing (certificated work). Permanent position, salary depending on experience and excellent career opportunities. Office in N7 (working from home arrangements considered). For further information or to apply please contact

We offer unpaid work experience placements from time to time to suitable candidates who are studying law at University or who are studying the GDL or LPC. Please send CV and covering letter to

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