Solicitor Apprentice with Eversheds

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Weekly Wage: £330.75
Posted
05 Jan 2017
Closes
31 Mar 2017
Ref
59634
Specialism
Legal
Sector
Law
Start Date
September
Duration
24 months+

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Working effectively as part of a professional team
  • Working effectively on an individual basis with appropriate supervision
  • Interviewing clients and taking instructions
  • Shadowing paralegals and fee earners
  • Attending meetings, taking minutes and writing attendance notice
  • Proof reading legal documents
  • Administrative work – collation of court bundles, uploading expenses, creating and archiving client files, profiling documents, creating deed schedules, checking and amending bundles
  • Attending conference calls, training sessions and seminars
  • Carrying out legal research and reporting on findings to clients and team members
  • Applying legal knowledge to client problems and providing solutions
  • Drafting legal documents in accordance with instructions
  • Using internal time management and billing systems
  • Helping to organise client and partner events

Pension/Benefits

  • Competitive starting salary of £17,200 in London
  • 26 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • Discounted gym membership options
  • Pension scheme
  • Subsidised staff restaurants on site
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Tax efficient bicycles and on site servicing
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Occupational health support
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Dental insurance

Upon successful completion of the 6 year programme, you will be a qualified solicitor. BPP University Law School will also award you a law degree (LLB) and you will gain some further credits which can be used towards an LLM or masters.