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Legal apprenticeship vacancies

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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

Eligibility checker

2. Complete an application form (separate one for each vacancy you wish to apply for)

Apprenticeship application form

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

CV example

4. Email your application form and CV to

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

Current vacancies

May 2017 start

September 2017 start

  • Bevan Brittan 
    Legal apprenticeships in Bristol, Birmingham, London and Leeds TBC

    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.
    Apply for the Legal Apprenticeships
  • Bond Dickinson
    Advanced Apprenticeship in Legal Services 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.
    Apply for the Advanced Apprenticeship in Legal Services 
  • Charles Russell Speechlys
    Solicitor Apprenticeship in London

    Closing date: 10 March 2017
    Charles Russell Speechlys is a law firm headquartered in London with offices in the UK, Europe and the Middle East.
    Job description
    To apply for the Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme please email your CV and cover letter to
    The subject title of your email should include your name and ‘Apprenticeship application’, e.g. Joe Bloggs – Apprenticeship application.
    Please include the following in your cover letter:
    • Why you would like to become a solicitor
    • Why you would like to undertake an apprenticeship programme
    • Why you would like to work at Charles Russell Speechlys
  • North East Legal Apprenticeships
    Closing date: 25 February 2017
    Solicitor apprenticeship opportunities with local firms. 
    To apply, and for more information, please visit our North East Legal Apprenticeships page.

Coming soon

  • Are you in Sheffield or Newcastle?

We will shortly be advertising some Paralegal Apprenticeships in both those locations. If you are interested, please follow the application instructions at the top of this page. Send us your application form and CV by email with 'Upcoming Apprenticeship Vacancies in Sheffield and Newcastle' in the subject line.

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 an Advanced, 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 with 'Speculative Application' as the subject line.

Quick links

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If you are an employer and you are interested in taking on apprentices, please visit our employer page.
This will provide you with information on funding, the apprenticeship levy and our business contact details.