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How to apply

1. Take our three-question eligibility quiz to check that you are eligible for the role(s) you want to apply for

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2. Identify your chosen vacancy, review and follow the vacancy's application instructions

3. Where applicable, complete the application form below

4. Update your CV and ensure that it includes all the relevant information (see CV example below)

5. Email your application form and CV to apprentice.recruitment@cilexlawschool.ac.uk

The email subject line should be the vacancy you are applying for (name of the company and location).

Events

  • Newcastle Open Day
    Open day: Thursday 1 June 2017 from 10am to 1pm
    The Skills Hub (second floor opposite the café)
    Newcastle City Library 
    Charles Avison Building
    33 New Bridge Street West
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 8AX
    RSVP: Please email apprentice.recruitment@cilexlawschool.ac.uk to book your place. 

Current vacancies

September 2017 start

  • Aberdein Considine
    Apprenticeship in business administration in Newcastle Upon Tyne

    Closing date: 05 June 2017
    Aberdein Considine's busy conveyancing team of Solicitors, Legal Executives and Paralegals require an Administration Assistant to help provide an end to end conveyancing service for corporate clients. The successful candidate will perform all administrative conveyancing duties relating to the sale, remortgage and transfer of title of corporate properties within the team. There is an opportunity to progress to a higher level apprenticeship on completion. 
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

  • Ashfords
    Apprenticeship in legal administration or paralegal apprenticeship in Tiverton, Bristol and Exeter

    Closing date: 31 July 2017
    Ashfords is a national Law Firm that is recognised as a leading provider of legal and related professional services. We deliver commercially focused advice to our clients across a range of industries and sectors. Our aim is straightforward – to help our clients get the results that they want.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship
     
  • Baker McKenzie LLP
    Appprenticeship in legal administration in London

    Closing date: intake on a rolling basis
    Baker McKenzie is a global law firm and this apprenticeship role provides a fantastic opportunity for school leavers to gain excellent exposure across a number of practice groups.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship

  • Barking and Dagenham (London Borough)
    Solicitor apprenticeship in Barking

    Closing date: 07 June 2017
    This role will involve supporting the operational functioning of the service whilst learning and developing the key skills and experience required for a solicitor.
    Barking and Dagenham Council's core values are DRIVE:
    D eliver our best every day - and do what we promise
    R espond in a prompt, positive way to our community's needs
    I nspire others with our attitudes and actions
    V alue people for who they are and what they can do
    E ngage with others to improve our resilience and flexibility
    To apply for the solicitor apprenticeship, please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing  and submitting this application form: Barking and Dagenham application form
     
  • Bevan Brittan 
    Paralegal apprenticeships in Bristol, Birmingham, London and Leeds TBC
    Closing date: 31 May 2017
    Bevan Brittan is a top 100 UK firm renowned for its work with organisations who deliver public services in the public, private and third sectors.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeships

  • Blakewater Solicitors
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Blackburn (Lancashire)
    Closing date: 05 June 2017
    Blakewater Solicitors is a developing firm of Solicitors with a declared plan for growth. This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and forward thinking firm, giving the opportunity to develop in the role and start a legal career, following successful completion of the apprenticeship.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

    Note: please note that though the apprenticeship itself will start in September, Blakewater Solicitors would like the apprentice to start their employment as soon as possible.  
     
  • Bond Dickinson
    1. Paralegal Apprenticeship in Plymouth

    Closing date: 31 May 2017
    Bond Dickinson LLP are an award winning legal firm with 7 city locations across the UK. They’ve recently received recognition for their apprenticeship programme in the form of two awards reassuring you that the quality of support you'll receive there is second to none.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship 

    2. Apprenticeship in Legal Administration in Newcastle upon Tyne
    Closing date: 02 June 2017
    This is an exciting opportunity to join award-winning and forward thinking firm Bond Dickinson, giving the opportunity to develop in the role and start a legal career, following successful completion of the apprenticeship.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship
     
  • Carillion 
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Newcastle upon Tyne

    Closing date: 30 June 2017
    Carillion Advice Services Limited (CAS) is a forward-thinking and progressive business with a variety of exciting development opportunities for our employees. This will provide you with invaluable hands-on legal experience, an insight into our global business and provide you with transferable skills. The employer is Carillion Construction Limited, on behalf of CAS.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship (ID 41953) 
     
  • Clyde & Co
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Manchester

    Closing date: 18 June 2017
    Clyde & Co is a dynamic, rapidly expanding global law firm focused on providing a complete legal service to clients in our core sectors. This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and forward thinking firm, giving the opportunity to develop in the role and start a legal career, following successful completion of the apprenticeship.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page
     
  • Exeter City Council
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Exeter

    Closing date: 11 June 2017
    This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy legal department, working with a particular emphasis on property and planning. Exeter City Council are providing the opportunity to develop in the role and start a legal career, following successful completion of the apprenticeship.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

  • Express Solicitors
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Manchester

    Closing: 31 May 2017
    Express Solicitors are a Top 200 Law firm that specialises in personal injury. Express Solicitors have an established Legal Apprenticeship programme in place, having been at the forefront of this new qualification since its inception. We are passionate about your legal career with excellent training and development.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship
     
  • Gowling WLG
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Birmingham and London
    Closing date: 30 June 2017
    This is an exciting opportunity to join Gowling WLG, a dynamic and innovative global law firm as a paralegal apprentice in either its Birmingham or London office.  Opportunities exist across a range of different legal practice areas including real estate, banking, construction and litigation. The Paralegal apprenticeship is 2 years in duration and your academic and competency training will be through CILEx Law School which has long established links with the legal sector. Following on from successful completion of this apprenticeship there may be the opportunity for progression onto Chartered Legal Executive or Solicitor apprenticeship training.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship
     
  • Irwin Mitchell
    1. Apprenticeship in Business Administration in Sheffield

    Closing date: 26 May 2017
    Irwin Mitchell's brand new administration apprenticeship programme gives you the opportunity to begin a legal career and join one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms. The Administration Apprentice will work in the Costs Department in our Sheffield office. By providing excellent administration duties in a busy office, they will ensure things run smoothly behind the scenes and help solicitors to really focus on the firm's clients.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship

    2. Paralegal Apprenticeship in Birmingham, Leeds, London and Sheffield
    Closing date: 29 May 2017
    Irwin Mitchell’s paralegal apprenticeship programme gives you the opportunity to begin a legal career and join one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms. Opportunities are available in our Birmingham, Leeds, London and Sheffield offices.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship
     
  • Southampton City Council
    Apprenticeship in Legal Administration in Southampton

    Closing date: 26 May 2017
    This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly, in-house legal team within a large city council and unitary authority. Southampton City Council is also a partner authority with Fareham Borough Council and act as their legal advisors. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop in the role and start a legal career, following successful completion of the apprenticeship.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship
     
  • The Burnside Partnership
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Nr Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire
    Closing date: 11 June 2017
    The Burnside Partnership is a boutique private client law firm located just outside Oxford. Their work includes wills, tax planning, probate and mental incapacity. The apprentice will be working within a friendly, small and supportive team with opportunities to progress to legal secretary, paralegal or lawyer.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

No vacancies in your location at the moment?

We have new vacancies going live all the time. To register your interest, If you are predicted to achieve, or have already achieved:

    • 3 Cs or above at A Level (for a Paralegal or Solicitor Apprenticeship)
    • 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C (for an Intermediate Apprenticeship)

please complete an application form and send it, along with an up-to-date CV to apprentice.recruitment@cilexlawschool.ac.uk with 'Speculative Application' as the subject line.

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