We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3,700 lawyers and other legal staff based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.
Recognised for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through our global risk advisory group, we leverage our industry experience with our knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.
Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.
Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme (London)
We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to develop to their full potential, which is why we have launched our 6 year Apprenticeship Programme in our London office. Whether university isn’t the right choice for you or you are keen to start working straight away, our Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme gives you to a great alternative route to qualify as a Solicitor.
What will I be doing?
You will work alongside and learn from some of the brightest minds in their field, helping to solve some of our clients' most complex legal and business problems while learning the academic and practical skills needed to excel as a lawyer. You will receive a high standard of training from us while studying one day per week.
You’ll spend one day a week studying with BPP University, taking part in workshops and seminars and complete various assessments across the 6 years.
What will I learn?
● Knowledge of core areas of the law, legal practice and regulation
● Ethics, professionalism and judgement
● How to progress legal matters and transactions
● Methods of applying legal knowledge and commercial judgement to produce
● solutions which meet clients’ needs
● Deploying a full range of legal skills – including legal writing and drafting,
● case analysis, legal research, advocacy and interviewing and advising
● Commercial awareness
What qualifications will I get?
● Solicitor Level 7 Apprenticeship
● LLB (Hons) Law and Legal Practice
What will I get paid?
Build your career and become a qualified solicitor whilst working and earning. The starting salary will be £26,500, and will increase year on year matching with a graduate trainee solicitor salary by the fifth year.
Where will I be based?
All Solicitor Apprentices will be located in our London office.
Who can apply?
This programme is open to all final year school leavers who are completed, or who are completing, their A-Levels To be considered we require you to be on track to achieving AAB at A-Level (or equivalent), however we understand that a successful team only thrives with a diverse range of skills, therefore we are also interested to hear about your strengths and motivations, as well as your extra-curricular achievements.
Applications for this role close on 18 February 2024. To apply please click here.
For more information and to apply please visit our website.