What will the apprentice be doing?
As part of this job, you will be supporting all members of the legal team (including the General Counsel) on all aspects of their work. During the early stages of your apprenticeship, common tasks are likely to include:
• attending meetings on high-profile reforms and taking notes
• supporting members of the legal team with administrative tasks
• keeping up-to-date with recent legal updates and sharing this with the team
• conducting legal research.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
For this apprenticeship, we have partnered with the University of Law. Throughout the duration of your apprenticeship, one day a week will be dedicated to learning, training and independent study. You will learn about core areas of law (such as contract law and public law) and as well as key legal skills, like research, legal writing and client service. This study will allow you to gain an undergraduate law degree (LLB Honours) and sit the Solicitors Qualifying Examination at the end of the apprenticeship.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Working for the Institute means that not only will you be a lawyer, you will also be a civil servant. Allowing you to join forces with a community of public servants committed to making a positive contribution to the country. You will have exposure to high-quality legal work in a high-profile and fast-paced environment. Being in the Civil Service means you will have countless opportunities to take your career in any direction you want.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Any subjects including Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subjects (Grade Pass) Essential