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

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January 2019 apprenticeships

  • 39 Park Square Chambers
    Advanced Business Administration Apprenticeship in Leeds

    Salary: Between £7,000 and £9,500 per annum dependent upon age and qualifications.
    Minimum requirements: 8 GCSEs grades A* to C or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English. A-Levels or equivalent are desirable.
    Closing date: 11 November 2018
    A unique opportunity has arisen working as an apprentice with a leading barristers chambers in Leeds, 39 Park Square. The role will involve the successful candidate being trained to assist the Barristers’ Clerks in Chambers.
    The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate confidence, professionalism and a wish to work in the legal environment. This role involves organising barrister’s diaries, negotiating fees for work from solicitors, allocating cases to barristers, organising fee collection and liaising with the courts with regard to case listings.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.

  • Aspinall Wright
    Advanced Business Administration Apprenticeship in Glossop (30 mins drive from Stockport)

    Salary: National Minimum Wage
    Minimum requirements: 5 GCSE grades A to C or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English.
    Closing date: 26 October 2018
    Aspinall Wright offer a broad range of legal services to both businesses and private clients. They take pride in offering a specialist personal and prompt response to all client queries. The well-established firm have an excellent reputation in Glossop and the surrounding area for providing cost effective, professional legal support. This apprenticeship vacancy is a great opportunity for a local person who is keen to start working in an office environment. The apprenticeship is for two years and will cover elements of legal administration but is mainly focussed on advanced administrative duties, whilst working full time as an administrator with Aspinall Wright. Please check that you are realistically able to commute to Glossop before applying.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.

  • Audley Clarke Solicitors
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Sale, Manchester

    Salary: £245.00 per week
    Minimum requirements: GCSE grades A* to C (Grades 9 – 4) or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English. 3 A-levels at grade C and above
    Closing date: 31 October 2018
    This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an interest in consumer law to join a young and friendly firm with plans for significant expansion in the short to middle term. We specialise in consumer related matters although we will be considering additional work types as we grow.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.
     
  • Clifford Chance Newcastle Limited
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Newcastle upon Tyne

    Salary: National Minimum Wage
    Minimum requirements: GCSE grades A* to C (Grades 9 – 4) or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English. 3 A-levels at grade C and above
    Closing date: 02 November 2018
    Clifford Chance Newcastle offers you the opportunity to join one of the most preeminent international law firms in the world. They acquired their Newcastle office in early 2018, where their team of more than 50 apprentices, paralegals, senior paralegals and operations managers bring decades of experience, expertise and specialist knowledge to areas such as legal tech and process-driven service delivery.
    The team in Newcastle provides vital client services, ensuring that knowledge, resources, processes and technology are deployed effectively. Their Newcastle office offers the close-knit and inclusive culture of a smaller firm with the resources and support of a global elite law firm.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with the employer here.

  • Humphries Kerstetter
    Intermediate Legal Administration Apprenticeship in London
    Salary: £14,250 per annum
    Minimum requirements: 5 GCSE grades A* to C (Grades 9 – 4) or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English
    Closing date: 22 October 2018
    HK LLP was founded in 2009 by Mark Humphries, who is widely regarded as one of the best known commercial litigators in the City of London. The partners all worked at leading international law firms, with whom the firm has close referral relationships.
    The firm is highly regarded in the City and regularly receives accolades and rewards. It has been nominated as Boutique Firm of the Year for the last three years in industry awards.
    It is a close-knit, hands on practice, where staff from all levels have to roll up their sleeves and attend the job in hand. The firm has not until this year employed any support staff but the realities of a growing practice and the nature of the work we do means the fee earners are looking for assistance and support in the administration of their cases and the firm as a whole. There is excellent scope to grow the role and have a long term career with a refreshingly different and entrepreneurial law firm.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.

  • MJW Law
    Intermediate Legal Administration Apprenticeship in Altrincham
     
    Salary: £11,000 per annum.
    Minimum requirements: 5 GCSE grades A* to C or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English.
    Closing date: 22 October 2018
    MJW Law is one of the first law firms to be authorised and regulated by CILEx Regulation in September 2016. Although a fairly new law firm, they have grown from 2 members of staff to 8 within 17 months. They aim to provide the highest level of customer service and legal advice to both individuals and businesses. This apprenticeship gives the perfect opportunity to develop in the role and start a career in legal support, following successful completion. There would also be opportunities for the successful candidate to progress further with additional CILEx Law School apprenticeships and qualifications and work their way up to a more senior role if the candidate so wished.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page

  • Pepperells Solicitors
    Intermediate Legal Administration Apprenticeship in Lincoln

    Salary: Apprenticeship minimum wage
    Minimum requirements: 5 GCSE grades A* to C (Grades 9 – 4) or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English
    Closing date: 22 October 2018
    Pepperells Solicitors are a dynamic and growing law firm who are looking for a legal administration apprentice to join their Lincoln team. They deliver the highest standards of service to their clients with a personal touch. The legal sector is constantly changing, and their team of lawyers have the skills, experience and judgement to deliver the outcomes that our clients require in a speedy and cost-effective manner.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.

  • Reena Ghai Solicitors
    Paralegal apprenticeship in Cranford, London

    Salary: National Minimum Wage
    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: 21 October 2018
    Reena Ghai is a Family Law specialised practice based in West London who provide legal services offered to private and public funding clients. Their area of legal expertise extends to all matrimonial matters; divorce, children’s issues, child abduction, private and public law proceedings in children’s matters by way of Mediation or Litigation.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.
     
  • Stephens Scown
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Truro
    Salary: £16,500 per annum
    Minimum requirements: GCSE grades A* to C (Grades 9 – 4) or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English. 3 A-levels at grade C and above
    Closing date: Ongoing
    We are seeking a Paralegal Apprentice to join Stephens Scown in our Truro office to start August 2018. A great opportunity to develop your career, gain hands on experience whilst studying towards a recognised qualification. You will be working and training as a Paralegal Apprentice in our busy Family team supporting Partners, Fee Earners and Secretaries. You will need to have a flexible approach and the ability to work within a team environment.
    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.

  • Warner Goodman
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Southampton

    Salary: £6,825 per annum
    Minimum requirements: 3 A-Levels at grade C or above
    Closing date: 04 November 2018
    The legal apprentice will join our Employment Team where we already have one Paralegal Apprentice who has completed her first year of training. Initial training will be in the workings of a legal office and the general principles of English law. You will then concentrate on Employment, assisting in the Contract of Employment and Staff Handbook document audit processes. This will include, but will not be limited to, the main responsibilities given below.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.

  • Wright Hassall
    Advanced Business Administration Apprenticeship in Leamington Spa

    Salary: £14,000 per annum
    Minimum requirements: 3 A-Levels at grade C or above
    Closing date: 02 November 2018
    As one of the largest law firms in the Midlands, our multi-disciplinary practice has been providing our clients with strategic legal advice for over 170 years. We act for businesses and individuals locally, regionally and nationally across a diverse range of sectors (agriculture, charities, housing, advanced manufacturing, financial services and technology to name but a few). Top ranked in the legal directories, and Lexcel and IiP accredited, our success is underpinned by a collaborative and inclusive culture, with a robust vision that places both staff and clients at the heart of the business.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.
     
  • Wright Hassall
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Leamington Spa
    Salary: £14,000 per annum
    Minimum requirements: 3 A-Levels at grade C or above
    Closing date: 02 November 2018
    Our first legal apprentice will join our Commercial Property Department. Initial training will be in the workings of a legal office and the general principles of English law. You will then gain experience in all areas of our property department which includes commercial property, development and agriculture. This will include, but will not be limited to, the main responsibilities given below.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.
     
  • Wright Hassall
    Paralegal Apprenticeship in Leamington Spa

    Salary: £14,000 per annum
    Minimum requirements: 3 A-Levels at grade C or above
    Closing date: 02 November 2018
    Our second legal apprentice will join our Private Wealth Department. Initial training will be in the workings of a legal office and the general principles of English law. They will then gain experience in all areas of Private Client which includes matrimonial, conveyancing, probate, wills, tax and trusts. This will include, but will not be limited to, the main responsibilities given below.
    Please apply for this vacancy directly with CILEx Law School by completing the application form at the top of the page.
     

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 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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