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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).

Current vacancies

September 2017 start

  • Ashfords
    Apprenticeships in legal administration, business 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.
    "Baker McKenzie have been instrumental in providing me with guidance and confidence to progress my career with them and have shown full support along the way."
    Read about how to kick-start your career with a legal admin role
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship

  • Birmingham City Council
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Birmingham

    Closing date: 28 July 2017
    Birmingham City Council has a number of unique apprenticeship opportunities in our fast paced and dynamic legal team. The apprenticeship is a stepping stone of the first stage of training to become a Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive. You will gain experience in many areas of law which affects Britain’s largest authority. You will be involved in conducting legal research and preparing legal documents, handling confidential information, drafting legal documents, providing legal information, attending court, and handling and maintaining a caseload of clients.
    Cover letter
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the following application form: application form

  • CM Law
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Huddersfield

    Closing date: 31 July 2017
    Family: The apprentice will join the Family and Child Contact department at CM Law. Initial training will be in the workings of a legal office and the general principles of English law. You will then concentrate on divorce, separation and child contact as well as other aspects of Family Law, assisting in the Family and Child Contact Department.
    Property: The apprentice will join our Property and Land Law Department. Initial training will be in the workings of a legal office and the general principles of English law. You will then concentrate on Conveyancing and other aspects of Land Law, assisting in the Property and Land Law Department and the conveyancing processes.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship in Maidenhead
    Closing date: 31 July 2017
    Possible start date: 21 August
    The Commonwealth War Graves Commission commemorates the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars.
    Job description
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

  • Debenhams Ottaway
    Level 2 Apprenticeship in Legal Administration in St Albans
    Closing date: 28 July 2017
    Debenhams Ottaway Solicitors, a multi-service, innovative law firm, are looking for an Apprentice Administrator to provide administrative assistance to the Dispute Resolution team's lawyers and secretaries whilst training for and gaining a Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration. 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 the employer: apply for the apprenticeship

  • Farrer & Co LLP
    Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration in London
    Closing date: 28 July 2017
    Farrer & Co is an independent law firm, with a rich history and distinctive values and a tradition of advising private families, individuals and charitable institutions which is today complemented by our work with businesses and entrepreneurs, from asset managers and sports bodies to international media groups.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

  • Geoffrey Miller Solicitors
    Level 2 Apprenticeship in Legal Administration in Manchester (Media City, Salford)

    Closing date: 31 July 2017
    This is a rare opportunity to join, Geoffrey Miller Solicitors, the UK’s most prestigious firm of specialist driving offence solicitors; defending drivers nationwide for all UK criminal motoring offences. They are a friendly and forward thinking firm, client focused, and we are giving you the opportunity to join us 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

  • Irwin Mitchell
    Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship in Manchester

    Closing date: 02 August 2017
    We are currently looking for two Administration Apprentices to work within our Personal Injury Department in our Manchester office. Our 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. During your apprenticeship you will study for the Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration designed to allow you to grow into a business support role undertaking your duties, and all costs will be met by the firm.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship

  • Malcolm C Foy & Co
    Legal Administration Apprenticeship in Doncaster and Rotherham
    Closing date: 28 July 2017
    Malcolm C Foy & Co is a leading firm of solicitors in South Yorkshire with offices in Doncaster and Rotherham having been established since 1972. They are renowned as a trusted advisor to their clients, which include both individuals and businesses. Malcolm C Foy & Co is recognised for standing apart from other firms, for the quality of advice and for their undivided commitment to all clients.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

  • Moorcrofts LLP Solicitors
    Legal Administration Apprenticeship in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
    Closing date: 02 August 2017
    Moorcrofts LLP is a law firm established almost 20 years ago that handles Corporate, Technology, Employment and Commercial Property work. This apprenticeship role is based at their modern offices in Dedmere Road, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1PB. Marlow is a lovely town situated on the River Thames between Henley and Windsor. The firm has grown organically over recent years, requiring them to recruit additional talent to maintain high levels of service to their impressive client base.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

  • Ofqual
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Coventry

    Closing date: 08 August
    Ofqual regulates qualifications, exams and assessments in England. We’re here to secure the standards of qualifications, to promote confidence in them and to ensure that the system works well – that standards are maintained. We’ve got an important job to do in a dynamic sector. It’s a challenging yet exciting time. The apprentice will work within the Legal Team.
    Job description
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  • Penningtons Manches
    1. Paralegal Apprenticeship in Basingstoke
    Closing date: 24 July 2017
    The Legal Apprentice role is based at the Penningtons Manches LLP in Basingstoke reporting directly to the Social Housing Team Partner. The firm of Penningtons Manches LLP is a leading UK law firm which provides high quality legal advice tailored to both businesses and individuals. The firm addresses the specific objectives of each client with flair and technical expertise and offer a personal service founded on a strong team ethic.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

    2. Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship in London
    Closing date: 26 July 2017
    The Advanced Business Administration Apprentice role is based at our office in London in the Knowledge Management Team. The firm of Penningtons Manches LLP was founded in the 1940’s. It maintains something of a traditional approach to clients in that all are represented by an individual Solicitor or Legal Executive so as to provide a personal service. The need to meet client expectations has however led to our seeking to adapt our working practises to be able to provide an informed response to clients at all times. We are developing and promoting paralegals within the firm so as to have staff who are taking an active role within the conduct of transactions and are able to communicate with and assist clients and other parties involved. We also need to recruit and train new staff to assist us with this aim.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

  • Taylor Walton
    Paralegal Aprenticeships in St Albans and Luton
    Closing date: 26 July 2017
    This is an exciting opportunity to join Taylor Walton a busy, well-respected and forward thinking regional law firm. The role offers the opportunity to gain valuable experience and a recognised qualification at the start of a legal career.
    How to apply: applications should be made by covering letter and CV addressed to Stephanie Simon, HR Manager
    by email Stephanie.simon@taylorwalton.co.uk
    or by post Taylor Walton LLP, 28-44 Alma Street, Luton LU1 2PL
     
  • Sinclairs
    Solicitor Apprenticeship with time spread across Twickenham and Cardiff

    Closing date: 27 October 2017
    This is a great opportunity to join a highly successful and rapidly growing specialist law firm with a strong reputation across England and Wales. The successful candidate will experience working in different areas of law whilst they study. The Solicitor Apprentice roles shall be based from both of our Twickenham and Cardiff offices. Both candidates will be under the current English Solicitor Apprenticeship Standard and will have to spend 55% of their time in England with the remainder in Wales.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer: apply for the apprenticeship
     
  • Stephensons
    Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration in Leigh
    Closing date: 11 August 2017
    Stephensons is an award winning, top 150 law firm with a strong commitment to the future growth and development of the business. With an ambitious mindset, yet approachable and down to earth attitude, Stephensons provides an exciting place for long term career development and progression. Whilst we do look for highly motivated and driven individuals, we also have a strong commitment to work life balance and flexibility.
    Job description
    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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