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Paralegal Apprentice with Capsticks LLP

London (Greater)
£20000 per annum - 37.5 hours per week
Closing date
13 Aug 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
24 months+
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Job Details

Duration of Apprenticeship:

24 month

Job Description:

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Provide support to fee earners (Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals) in aspects of their casework; Develop and apply knowledge and understanding of the law and the legal procedures and formalities relevant to the role;
  • Conduct accurate and timely research, analysis and application of the relevant law;
  • Draft legal documentation and correspondence;
  • Proof read documents;
  • Prepare and draft reports for clients;
  • Develop a good working knowledge of the key clients and contacts in their division;
  • Take responsibility for planning and organising workload effectively to deliver work in accordance with deadlines, expectations and cost estimate whilst also meeting quality standards;
  • Comply with file management requirements and procedures for all matters;
  • Apply a clear understanding of ethical concepts to work carried out;
  • Respond to queries in a timely manner, always demonstrating courtesy and professionalism.



Additionally Paralegal Apprentices within the Housing & Regeneration division are responsible for:

  • Drafting routine correspondence and documents
  • Preparing mortgage approvals
  • Preparing completion documents
  • Reviewing leases and other title documents
  • Updating clients, solicitors and agents on the progress of matters
  • Receipting and paying completion funds
  • Assisting with file administration – file opening and closing
  • Dealing with exchange of contracts and completions
  • Completing Land Registry and SDLT forms
  • Searchflow applications
  • Preparing reports
  • Deed maintenance
  • Assisting more junior members of the team with their queries
  • General administrative and office support
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested



To be a success in the position Paralegal Apprentices will:

  • Realise when beyond capacity, or when a mistake has been made, and proactively seek guidance and support
  • Continuously work to improve skills and develop
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and initiative whilst undertaking responsibilities
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Have excellent organisational skills


Training Provided:

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 two years of the Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship.

Your apprenticeship shall be delivered by a blend of online and face-to-face training from and on-the-job learning.

Qualification Requirements:

5 GCSEs grades A-c (4-9) including English and Maths, alongside 3 A-levels (or equivalent qualifications at grades C,C,C totalling 96 UCAS points

Personal Qualities & Skills:

  • Proactive
  • Enthusiastic
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good written skills
  • Good Microsoft Office skills - Word, Excel and Powerpoint

Future Prospects:


Subject to performance and successful completion of the paralegal apprenticeship there may be an opportunity to apply for a permanent paralegal role within the firm and progress to a solicitor apprenticeship programme.


About BPP Professional Apprenticeships

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.

Who Are BPP Professional Apprenticeships?

BPP have been delivering professional qualifications for over 40 years. Training over 80,000 leaners each year, across areas including law, management, accountancy, insurance, banking, nursing, healthcare and more.

What BPP Professional Apprenticeships Offers

BPP's programmes are developed in partnership with employers and respected professionals. Their programmes offer recognised professional qualifications, with a clear pathway from one level to the next – all the way up to chartered status. Regardless of position, almost anyone can get involved. From entry-level talent, to the most senior leaders. Through an apprenticeship you’ll have the opportunity to develop a stronger, wider and deeper skill set. 


Once you’re on your apprenticeship, you will be surrounded by BPP’s experts. Including dedicated Coaches who will support you through your journey, and Tutors who will provide their expertise on your chosen course. BPP’s flexible delivery blends digital learning with a face-to-face approach, and in some cases peer-to-peer learning, to help minimise disruption in your working environment.

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