What will the apprentice be doing?
Responsibilities will vary dependent on each rotation and will increase and evolve as you progress through the programme. They may include:
- Assisting lawyers with cases with close supervision
- Communication with clients and attending client meetings
- Drafting correspondence and reports
- Answering phones and preparing files
- Drafting invoices
- Attending training sessions, both departmental and those put on by our in-house Academy
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Throughout the six years you will be working for four days per week and spend one day studying with The University of Law
- Tuition will be through a mixture of virtual webinars and on-campus seminars (when government guidelines permit)
- By the end of the 6 year programme you will have gained a law degree (LLB) and completed both Solicitors Qualifying Exams (SQE)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- By the end of your apprenticeship, subject to satisfactory character and suitability, you will be a fully qualified solicitor and registered with the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA)
- You will then be invited to apply and interview for a permanent Associate Solicitor role at Mishcon de Reya in your preferred practice area
Reality CheckWe are looking for candidates who are driven, motivated and can demonstrate a passion to pursue a career in law.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent any subjects (Grade BBB) Desired