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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, personal statement 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 2018 apprenticeships

  • Bevan Brittan
    Paralegal apprenticeship in London, Birmingham and Bristol (locations TBC)

    Salary: competitive
    Minimum requirements: GCSE grades A to C (Grades 9 – 4) or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English and 3 A Levels grade B or above 
    Closing date: 31 May 2018
    Bevan Brittan
    , a top 100 UK firm renowned for its work with organisations who deliver public services in the public, private and third sectors, are planning their September 2018 intake of paralegal apprentices. The locations are set to be their Bristol, Birmingham and London offices.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer here. All candidates must apply directly via the Bevan Brittan website.

  • Browne Jacobson
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Birmingham and Nottingham
    Salary: £15,500 per annum 
    Minimum requirements: B in GCSE English, C in GCSE Maths and 3 A Levels grade C or above or the UCAS equivalent (96 UCAS points)
    Closing date: 29 April 2018
    Browne Jacobson are a national law firm offering a unique collection of specialisms across the commercial, public, health and insurance sectors, with offices in Birmingham, Exeter, London, Manchester and Nottingham. They have long-lasting relationships with an impressive range of clients and aim to truly understand their needs to deliver an exceptional service which exceeds their expectations and makes their life easier. Their 2018 cohort of legal assistants will take roles as junior legal assistants in their legal teams in Birmingham and Nottingham while undertaking the paralegal apprenticeship standard (level 3) with CILEx Law School.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page. Please state on the application form which office you are applying for (Birmingham or Nottingham).


  • Dover District Council
    Solicitor Apprenticeship in Dover

    Salary: £12,492 per annum with potential for progression to £21,415 over the 6 year period.
    Minimum requirements: GCSE grades A* to C or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English. 3 A-Levels at grade B or above.
    Closing date: 10 June 2018
    Dover District Council Legal Services provides legal advice and assistance to the Council itself and to the various departments within the Council. They are looking for a Solicitor Apprentice to join their team who will qualify as a solicitor on successful completion of the apprenticeship, without incurring the debt of attending university full-time.
    To view a full Job Description for this vacancy, please click here.
    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
    Salary: Competitive 
    Minimum requirements: 5 GCSE grades A* to C (Grades 9 – 4) or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English. 3 A-levels at grade B and above preferred
    Closing date: 10 May 2018 
    We 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. You will be working closely with our New Client Team, who deal with all the new enquiries that come into the firm. Initially assisting with administrative tasks, as you progress throughout your apprenticeship you will eventually become a Litigation Assistant and will be responsible for your own caseload.
    To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@expresssolicitors.co.uk. Please mark in the subject line of your email “Legal Apprentice.” Please detail in your covering letter why you would like a career in personal injury.


  • Ontime Reports
    Intermediate Business Administration Apprenticeship in Manchester

    Salary: Competitive 
    Minimum requirements: GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above (Grades 9 – 4)
    Closing date: 10 May 2018 
    The Ontime Group is a specialist service provider to personal injury and clinical negligence lawyers. Ontime Costs is home to a dedicated team of costs specialists, including solicitors and paralegals, who deal with all areas of costs law and practice. Due to our continued growth, we are currently looking for an apprentice to become a valued member of our friendly team and offer a real chance of progression within our company.
    To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to recruitment@ontimereports.co.uk.
     
  • Stephenson’s Solicitors
    Intermediate Legal Administration Apprenticeship in Wigan

    Salary: Apprentice minimum wage (£3.50 per hour) then minimum wage upon completion of 6 months’ probation.
    Minimum requirements: 5 GCSE grades A* - C or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English.
    Closing date: 25 May 2018
    Stephenson’s is an award winning, top 150 law firm with a strong commitment to the future growth and development of the business. With an ambitious mind set, yet approachable and down to earth attitude, Stephenson’s 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.
    This role will be based at their Head Office in their residential conveyancing department in Wigan.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.
     
  • Stockton & District Advice & Information Service
    Chartered Legal Executive Apprenticeship (Graduate Fast Track) in Stockton-on-Tees

    Salary: This position will be at Minimum Wage (Apprentice Min Wage for Year 1, then relevant Minimum Wage for age)
    Minimum requirements: Qualifying Law Degree (QLD)
    Closing date: 15 June 2018
    Stockton & District Advice and Information Service (SDAIS) is the Citizens Advice Bureau for Stockton-on-Tees, providing a comprehensive legal welfare advice for local people.
    Their legal advice includes Casework in the areas of Debt, Welfare Benefits, Housing and Community Care.
    This is an exciting opportunity for up to two law graduates to join SDAIS and progress a career within Social Welfare Law whilst also completing formal legal qualifications.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.
     
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges
    Business Administration (Level 2) Apprenticeship in London

    Salary: £18,000 per annum
    Minimum requirements: 5 GCSE grades A* to C (Grades 9 – 4) or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English and ICT
    Closing date: 06 May 2018
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges is a leading international law firm which acts for many of the most successful companies and institutions in the world and their high-stake matters and transactions. They are looking for an Intermediate Business and Administration Apprentice whose primary role will be to support the Front of House team with meeting room lay outs, furniture set ups, the provision of AV and technical support for client and internal meetings and training sessions. The apprentice will also assist the Facilities and MIS teams in the planning and implementation of office moves and other ad-hoc cover/assistance.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.
     
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
    Paralegal apprenticeship in Plymouth

    Salary: £15,925 per annum
    Minimum requirements: GCSE grades A to C (Grades 9 – 4) or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English and 3 A Levels grade C or above 
    Closing date: 30 April 2018
    Womble Bond Dickinson, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP are an award winning law firm based across 8 UK city locations who've previously 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.
    You'll be supporting a high performing team of Paralegals in servicing our legal teams based across all of our 8 city UK locations. Concerned you may just be doing the admin? Don't be! You'll be expected to do all that our Paralegals do but with added supervision and guidance at the right pace for you. You'll be allocated a Supervisor, who will help you to keep on track with your studies and a Mentor, an experienced Paralegal within your team dedicated to you to learn from. You'll experience a broad variety of quality legal work, with exposure to household named clients and cutting edge work, which will help shape the direction of your legal career whether that is as a Solicitor one day or into another area of the firm.
    For a recruitment pack (includes further information) plus an over view of the recruitment process, please email careers@wbd-uk.com.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer here. All candidates must apply directly via the Womble Bond Dickinson website.
     

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 - Grades 9 – 4(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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