Stephens Scown is a law firm with a regional focus, but the benefits of a big city rival.
Chambers Students Guide quoted “Law firm culture and lawyer contentment is everything, and if we take trainee satisfaction as your metric, Stephens Scown has it by the bucket load”
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.
Stephens Scown - We’re a law firm with a regional focus, but all the benefits of a big city rival. Passionate about the South West, we specialise in industries common throughout the region – green energy, food and drink, tourism, mining and more. But we also help businesses with a whole range of corporate and commercial affairs, as well as having a major private client and family law practice. We have band 1 Chambers rankings across four practice areas. We take great pride in our corporate responsibility and our commitment to the local communities in which we work guides our approach to business.
The Legal Apprentice role is based at our office in Truro.
Possible Start Date: 03/09/2018
Programme Duration: 2 years
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Initial training will be in the workings of a legal office and the general principles of English law. You will then concentrate on the work carried out within the family team. This will include, but will not be limited to, the main responsibilities below and you will be provided with full training to learn and develop in the role.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Financial Management Tasks
The ideal candidate will have the confidence to deal with various individuals and groups. You will be supported to undertake recognised qualifications whilst gaining invaluable on-the-job experience.
You will need to be a team player, reliable, adaptable, conscientious, and able to work to instructions.
CILEx Law School has strong employer links within this industry sector and following on from successful completion of this apprenticeship there may be the opportunity for progression onto Chartered Legal Executive training.
Your academic and competency training will be through CILEx Law School. CILEx Law School provide effective and accessible training for a wide range of professional and vocational legal qualifications. Our emphasis is on quality, innovation, and flexibility in course delivery, coupled with excellence in customer service. We are wholly owned by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, and have been delivering legal training for 30 years.
Legal services organisations are increasingly using CILEx Law School training to develop support staff into fee earning roles including through the new legal apprenticeships. For more information please visit our website - www.cilexlawschool.ac.uk
If you will be required to commute, then please carefully consider the cost and time involved before applying for the role. This is a monthly paid post and you are required to work a month in hand and you will be entitled to receive statutory minimum annual leave. The salary will be £16,500 per annum. You are responsible for funding your own travel to and from your place of work. You must conduct yourself in a safe and diligent manner and comply with health and safety policies and procedures. You must uphold and promote the company policies and procedures, promoting those specifically to your area of work, including Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding.
CILEx Law School is a leading provider of legal apprenticeship training throughout England and Wales. They also deliver vocational legal qualifications nationally by supported distance learning, including courses for lawyers, paralegals and legal secretaries. Over 3,700 students are currently enrolled on courses, many sponsored by employers in the legal sector.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Cilex Law School Limited on 01234 844359 or
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