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We are Dentons. The world’s largest law firm. We’re the lightbulb moments. The bold ideas. The international deals. We’re 10,000+ lawyers globally, 800+ in the UK and 40+ trainees a year. We’re a truly global, polycentric firm.  Working across 175+ locations in 70+ countries. Turning our ambitions into reality. Breaking tradition. Moving with innovation. Making the decisions that will take us from largest to leading. From now to next. We welcome people who are driven to challenge. To innovate and shape. We are the future of law. 


School leaver opportunities

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Dentons offer degree apprenticeships in their London and Milton Keynes' offices.

University isn’t for everyone. Don’t let anyone tell you it is. If you want to train to become a solicitor, you just need a spot on the Dentons' apprenticeship scheme. You’ll start working towards your LLB university degree alongside your day job. No student debt. No eye-watering loans. Just an opportunity to learn and build your career. The six-year programme combines eight seats of work-based learning in our London office and part-time study with BPP University.

Key Facts

- Based in Milton Keynes or London​

- 6 years

- 1 day per week study

- 4 days per week working in our London office

- LLB Degree

- Qualification as an England & Wales solicitor

The Work

Get embedded into either our London or Milton Keynes offices. Work across Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Corporate and Dispute Resolution. Develop your skills with the help of your dedicated supervisor. It’s your apprenticeship, but it’s our shared goal.


- Years 1-4: Four year-long seats

- Years 5-6: Four six-month seats

The Study 

Spend one day a week studying and attending classes at BPP University. Get embedded in the heart of London’s legal district. We make studying as accessible as possible, providing a large amount of the course as e-learning. Choose the way that works for you.

Salary & benefits

- Starting salary: £20,000 (increasing as you progress)

- Sports club membership

- Health insurance

- 24 annual leave days

- Pension scheme

- Cycle to work scheme

- Subsidised office restaurant

- On-site counselor

- Restaurant discounts


There is no such thing as a ‘typical’  apprentice at Dentons and that’s the way we like it. Our expertise within the Firm are as diverse as the needs of our global clients. What we have in common is the ability to contribute to our growing success.

We do need to see a strong record of academic and extra-curricular achievement. We’re looking for 7 GCSEs at grade 6 or above (including Maths and English) and ABB at A-Level.

Challengers aren’t defined by their academic ability. You’re connected by an attitude. The desire to exist beyond parameters. To build something you’re proud of.  To define the future of law in an evolving environment.


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