Are you interested in pursuing a career in Law? DWF Law LLP are offering an incredible opportunity for six aspiring apprentices to join their leading law firm and gain invaluable experience from industry experts.
Alongside working at the firm you will complete the Paralegal Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship and a Level 4 Certificate of Higher Education in Legal Services.
We are a global legal business, transforming legal services through our people for our clients, and have been listed a one of the UK's top 20 law firms. Led by Managing Partner & CEO Andrew Leaitherland, we have over 27 key locations and over 3,100 people delivering services and solutions that go beyond expectations.
Possible Start Date: 23/09/2019
Programme Duration: 24 Months
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Main function of job:
We are looking for a number of Paralegal Apprentices to provide legal and admin support in our Insurance and Commercial practice within the following team(s): Managed Services, Motor and Litigation or Catastrophic Personal Injury & Occupational Health in the Manchester and Liverpool office. In your role, you will learn to assist with legal matters, transactions, client requests and colleague demands. You will gradually be exposed to more complex legal work throughout the two-year apprenticeship, and will work alongside paralegals, solicitors, managers and partners.
The role of a Paralegal Apprentice is varied and may include:
The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the firm.
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, we hope that the majority of apprentices will be able to apply for a permanent position as a paralegal or move onto the solicitor trailblazer apprenticeship (subject to performance and vacancies).
By the end of the apprenticeship, paralegal apprentices will be able to demonstrate that they have an understanding of legal and regulatory requirements, be able to undertake legal and factual research and practice good file management.
As a Paralegal Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Paralegal Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship. Additional learning within the apprenticeship will enable you to be awarded a Level 4 Certificate of Higher Education in Legal Services which can afford you exemptions from the first year of the Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship with BPP.
Your apprenticeship shall be delivered by a blend of online and face-to-face training and on-the-job learning.
Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s).
BPP is one of the UK’s largest providers of professional apprenticeship training. They work closely with some of the UK’s leading employers including RBS, EY and Starbucks to create unique opportunities for apprentices.
For more information about this vacancy please contact BPP Professional Apprenticeships on 0203 131 5165 or
email: BethanyDowler@bpp.com (Ref ID:98246)
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