SOLICITOR APPRENTICESHIP

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking for applications from candidates who wish to be considered for training under an apprenticeship scheme to ultimately become a fully qualified Solicitor.

The successful applicant will be trained in accordance with the Government’s recognised Apprenticeship Scheme and Solicitor’s Regulation Authority guidelines and will, during the course of their apprenticeship, enjoy a varied and stimulating workload, alongside their studies.

The Solicitors Apprenticeship Scheme lasts for 5 to 6 years and will enable you to earn as you learn with the course being funded by the firm and the Government.

As well as progressing to perform a fee earning role, the successful applicant will also be expected to partake in internal firmwide activities and external business development activities, offering the opportunity for exposure, under supervision, to experience and gain valuable career enhancing skills from the start.

ABOUT OUR FIRM

Our established firm has a reputation for providing top quality legal services and we pride ourselves on our client care. This reputation means the firm has built an impressive and diverse base of local and regional clients, including a range of businesses and organisations resulting in the firm handling high-quality work.

What sets our firm apart is not only the good quality work and supportive team environment, but also the great opportunities for career development on offer here. We are committed to helping all our staff fulfil career ambitions and we strive to create an environment where each individual can understand and then achieve their full potential.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

–       5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grade C and above

–       3 ‘A’ Levels (or equivalent) at grade C and above

–       Excellent interpersonal, customer service and team working skills

–       Ability to build and maintain strong customer relationships

–       Excellent organisation skills

–       Excellent IT skills

–       Strong desire to gain business development and networking skills

 

Applications are invited from internal and external candidates.

If you wish to apply, please email gaby.staddon@pictons.co.uk by no later than 19th July 2019 with:

1          An up to date CV,

 

2          and covering letter.

 

Ref: SA0619