DLA Piper

  • Law


DLA Piper is one of the world’s leading business law firms. With over 90 offices in more than 40 countries, we provide seamless local and cross-border advice. We believe great businesses can make a better world. That's why, every day, at DLA Piper, we help our clients succeed.

At DLA Piper, our progressive mindset challenges conventions and evolves our global legal offering into broader advisory services and new business areas. Through our deep industry knowledge, technological solutions, and diversity of thought and experience, clients embrace change and seize opportunities.

Our ten sector groups cover the full range of business law services. Clients include multinationals, start-ups, public sector bodies and governments.

Our entrepreneurial and supportive culture promotes bold, ambitious thinking and a warm, empathetic approach. Trusting, collaborative relationships with clients and each other is at the heart of everything we do.

School leaver opportunities


2022 UK Solicitor Apprenticeship

2022 UK Service Delivery Paralegal Apprenticeship

Salary & benefits



Our Apprenticeship programmes are open to all students in Year 13 who are in their final year of A Levels or BTEC or those who have already completed their A Levels or equivalent.  We also welcome applications from career changers who may not have completed a degree.

The entry requirements for the Apprenticeship programmes are five GCSEs graded 9-4 (A* to C) and three A Levels or equivalent.


Apply here!

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