Clyde & Co is a dynamic, rapidly expanding international law firm with 440 partners, 1,800 legal professionals and 4,000 staff in over 50+ offices across six continents. We deal with a wide range of corporate and commercial legal work across a range of practice areas, namely: transport, infrastructure, energy, trade and insurance. We are one of the fastest growing law firms in the world with ambitious plans for further growth.
School leaver opportunities
We have been offering legal apprenticeships for numerous years and have an apprentice population in our Guildford, London and Manchester offices.
We have legal apprentices working within a range of litigation practice areas across the business, including marine, aviation, real estate, casualty, catastrophic losses and insurance. From day one, our legal apprentices are involved in high-value, meaningful matters for a range of our clients.
We offer both paralegal and solicitor apprenticeships. Paralegal apprentices will complete a Level 3 Paralegal apprenticeship, accredited by CILEX (The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) and solicitor apprentices will complete an LLB (law degree) in legal practice and skills. Upon successful completion of the solicitor apprenticeship you will become a fully qualified solicitor.
Our apprentices deal with various individuals and groups and will be supported to undertake recognised qualifications whilst gaining invaluable on-the-job experience. You’ll spend 20% of your time on off-the-job learning which equates to one day per week for study time.
You will receive comprehensive support from your supervisor, partner, HR mentor and CILEx throughout your apprenticeship.
Salary & benefits
Our apprentices receive a competitive salary and a full benefits package including; 25 days holiday, contributory pension scheme, travel season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, dental insurance, holiday purchase, gym membership and more.
You'll earn a salary, the firm will fund the full cost of your studies and you'll quickly be on your way to a debt-free career in law!
You will need to be a team player, reliable, adaptable, conscientious, and able to work to instructions. We look for candidates with 3 A-Levels or above and GCSE grades A* to C/9-4 or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English. An A Level in Law is desirable.