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Solicitor Graduate Apprenticeship Level 7 with Cohen Davies Limited

£19000 per annum - 37.5 hours per week
Closing date
5 Jan 2023

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

Duration of Apprenticeship:

 30 Months

Job Description:


Qualifying as a solicitor with the very first internet and social media law firm in the country, will ensure you receive legal training which is simply unavailable elsewhere. Online harassment, internet defamation, merger and acquisition of influencers' social media accounts, removal of online pornography, data protection disputes, breach of privacy, sports and media are the main areas that you will be trained in

Almost from the outset, you will be rewarded by helping real people who experience modern legal issues in their day-to-day life and in their business.

The firm is expanding fast and investing in our legal apprentices is one of the ways by which we secure the firm’s growth as we offer long term prospects upon qualification as a solicitor.

Apprentices must be able to travel to our Essex offices.


Your responsibilities would include: working with and supporting the lawyers in the firm, handling clients' calls and initial enquiries, attending court cases, attending meeting, drafting documents, and helping progress real cases and real time.

Unfortunately, public transport to and from our office is lacking so apprentice must live in a distance from the office, which would allow them to travel by car to the office each day. You might choose to relocate so you may apply even if you currently live some distance from our office.


Training Provided:


As a Solicitor apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Solicitor Level 7 Apprenticeship. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you to be awarded with the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

Your Level 7 apprenticeship shall be delivered by a blend of online and face-to-face from BPP [alongside our award-winning internal training]. Coupled with the on-the-job learning, completion of the apprenticeship will lead to obtaining your solicitor qualification.

In addition, we offer internal training and ongoing support for all out apprentices. The training includes one on one support by a dedicated solicitor, group training and video and online resources. The supervision is tight and ongoing as we want you to become the very best solicitor you would ever be.


Qualification Requirements:

 A qualifying law degree with a minimum 2.1 or 2:2 at BPP's discretion, or a non-law degree minimum 2.1 or 2:2 at BPP's discretion and a GDL, PGDL, CPE or equivalent qualifications.


Personal Qualities & Skills:

 An ability to work collaboratively and effectively with others is of paramount importance. We are looking for individuals with excellent interpersonal skills, the type of person who would appreciate the importance of constant improvement and who would welcome feedback. We welcome ambitious people who are committed and are enthusiastic about learning, developing, and growing and those who are naturally curious and inquisitive. Being honest and self-reflective are the personal qualities that we value the most.

 Excellent communication skills, excellent command of the English language and proficiency in MS Word.

Future Prospects:

Upon qualification as an internet lawyer, you will be possessing unique knowledge in an area of law of high demand. We aim to offer all our legal apprentices a position with the firm upon qualification.


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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0161 244 6471
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