Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) Llp

Paralegal Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) Llp (Employer)

Cilex Law School Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £16,930.00
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.
24 months (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Paralegal (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
12 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We understand that for some people ambition can’t wait, and that is why WBD champions alternative routes into your chosen profession. We've been successfully recruiting Apprentice Paralegals in to the business for the past six years and now we're looking for our next cohort to join us in September 2021 based in our Plymouth office.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Over the two year duration of the apprenticeship, you'll be supporting a high performing team of Paralegals, called the Legal Solutions Centre, in servicing our legal teams based across all of our 8 UK locations. There is plenty to get your teeth stuck in to, once settled into the team you'll be introduced to the basics such as admin, but don't worry that's not all you'll be doing! From drafting correspondence, carrying our legal research to building relationships with clients your role and responsibilities will grow as you progress throughout your apprenticeship.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You'll be allocated a Supervisor, who will help you to keep on track with your studies and a mentor, an experienced Paralegal within your team dedicated to you to learn from. You'll experience a broad variety of quality legal training, with exposure to household-named clients and cutting edge work, which will help shape the direction of your legal career whether that is as a Solicitor one day or into another area of the firm.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We will always look to retain our apprentices where possible and will review business need at the end of the apprenticeship.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

A Level or equivalent N/A (Grade 3 x A level's at C+) Essential
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