Irwin Mitchell

  • Law


Why Irwin Mitchell?

Irwin Mitchell is unlike any other law firm. Nationally acclaimed, with a strong international capability, we offer a broad range of legal services to national and international organisations and institutions, small and medium-sized businesses and private individuals.

We currently employ over 2,500 members of staff, including over 1,000 legally trained personnel and have helped over one million clients in our 100 year history.

As an apprentice, you’ll be part of the team that makes these cases happen and you’ll have a chance to make a real impact.

Although we do very important work, Irwin Mitchell is a very modern employer and is therefore still a relaxed and friendly place to work. You’ll have our support through every step of your apprenticeship and everyone you work with will be happy to help. You won’t have to wear business attire all the time and you can use flexible working to make your apprenticeship fit around your life.

There are also a number of apprentices currently on the programme who you can ask questions to and take advice from, perhaps even getting involved with some of the sports and social activities that regularly take place in every office. 


School leaver opportunities


At Irwin Mitchell, our apprenticeship opportunities are an excellent gateway to a fantastic career with the firm. Our apprenticeships have been running since 2016 and have been roundly welcomed and valued by all.

As the UK’s largest full-service law firm, which has seen considerable growth, we really value all of our early careers programmes at Irwin Mitchell and the apprenticeships are a big part of that.

You can start an apprenticeship either as a paralegal or in business administration.

Whatever you choose, you’ll work towards an industry-recognised qualification and develop skills that’ll last you a lifetime as you progress up the career ladder, learning from some the sharpest minds in the industry.


Salary & benefits

Earn While You Learn

Whether you’re leaving school or changing career, our apprenticeships are a fantastic alternative to studying at university.

You can get straight into work, years earlier and without thousands of pounds of debt. You’ll get invaluable real life experience working with experts in their fields, along with a guided course of academic training in collaboration with our training providers and internal support.

Your starting salary: £16,289 regionally, or £18,928 in London.



Qualifications required:

At least 5 GCSEs at either grades A* - C or 9 – 4 which must include Maths and English

At least 3 A Levels at grade C or above



How do I apply?

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