Legal Apprenticeship

  • Employer Kennedys Law LLP
  • Job type Higher Apprenticeships
  • Salary Competitive
  • Deadline 28/02/2021

  • Entry requirements A-levels (or equivalent)
  • Locations Taunton, Chelmsford, London, Sheffield, Cambridge, Birmingham
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 01/09/2020

Applications for our Legal Apprenticeship are now open, for a September 2021 start.


Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in the insurance and liability industries.  With over 2,000 people worldwide across 39 offices in the UK and Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America, we have some of the most respected legal minds in their fields. 

We’re here to make a difference for our clients, and each other, every day. We empower our people to deliver the very best work and reach their full potential.

We offer a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon our core values of being approachable, straightforward, supportive and distinctive. Our values are at the core of who we are and what make us a great firm to work for.  

Job Summary:

Our two year paralegal apprenticeship is aimed at those that have completed A Levels or equivalent studies. The apprenticeship offers an introduction to the fundamentals of legal practice and provides a combination of learning and working within one of our legal teams, to build your knowledge and the skills required to work as a Litigation Assistant at Kennedys. 

You will be able to earn a salary and gain a qualification at the same time with the opportunity to study toward a Level 4 Certificate of Higher Education in Legal Services, which is equivalent to the first year of a law undergraduate degree.  

In addition to a dedicated supervisor at Kennedys, you will have a personal tutor and student manager at BPP, to ensure that you have all the support you need at work and with your studies.


To be considered for our legal apprenticeship, you will need:

  • Must of studied A-Levels or equivalent studied and achieved at least 120 UCAS Points 


  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

  • Kennedys Group Personal Pension Scheme (subject to terms and conditions).

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Income Protection

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • Fitness Membership/Subsidy

  • Season ticket loan

  • Eye care vouchers


We offer a competitive salary (paying at least the UK Living wage both in and outside of London), giving you the opportunity to earn while you learn.

Learning Provider:

BPP University Law School is our learning provider for our apprenticeships and they have various UK locations, making it easily accessible for apprentices in all of our UK offices.


Applications close on the 28 Februay 2021.

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