This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and forward thinking service, giving the opportunity to develop in the role and start a legal career, following successful completion of the apprenticeship.
Bedford Borough Council, a unitary authority that provides a wide range of services to the local community.
The Legal Apprentice role is based at Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street. Bedford in the Legal Services Department.
We provide the Council and other clients with a quality service that is responsive and cost effective.
The Legal Services department is split into two main teams:
Possible Start Date: 03/09/2018
Programme Duration: 2 years
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We are seeking an apprentice to work within the Council’s Legal Property Team. Initial training will be in the operation of a legal office the IKEN case management system and the general principles of English Law. The Apprentice will then concentrate on a number of elements of property law including conveyancing, landlord and tenant, freehold matters, assisting the property lawyers and Clients with property transactions and queries.
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. 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 and data protection 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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