JSP is committed to recruiting and training the criminal defence lawyers of the future. Our training process has a long and proud record of producing talented lawyers of the highest calibre, many of whom then enjoy a job with the firm with a clear path of career progression.

JSP enjoys close associations and links with a number of educational establishments including; the University of Law, Anglia Ruskin Law School and the University of Essex. We regularly attend Careers events to speak and engage with students. We also offer numerous work experience placements to undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in criminal litigation.

JSP is participating in the SQE scheme for Apprentice Solicitors. We also continue to welcome those who have undertaken the LPC. Please see below further information provided by the SRA as to which career path may best suit you:

As a Trainee Solicitor, Solicitor Apprentice or Paralegal at JSP, you will receive complete in house training to progress you towards the Police Station Accreditation and Advocacy Qualification. In addition to the training sessions you will be assigned to, supervised and mentored on a one-to-one basis by either a senior Solicitor or Director. You will also receive from your Supervisor support and guidance to assist you with case preparation and progression.

If you are interested in pursuing a career with JSP and wish to either apply for a position or be considered for a work experience placement please send an e-mail and your CV to one of our colleagues listed below:

Fee Earning role:

Amie Harris –

George Dixon –

Administrative roles:

Louise Samuels –

Sarah Diprose –

Offering a personal service

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