What you will do in your working day
As an Apprentice at Dentons, you'll dive headfirst into the world of law. Four days a week, you'll be in the office, where your journey will span six exciting years. During this time, you'll explore eight different practice areas or departments. This allows you to hone a wide range of skills and discover your passion within the legal field.
Here's what to expect:
The training you will be getting
- You'll spend six months to a year in each practice area, gaining invaluable insights and experience. In each department, you'll have a dedicated supervisor to guide and mentor you
- From day one, you won't be a passive observer. You'll be a key member of your team, contributing to real projects and making an impact. As the years pass, you'll undertake increasing responsibilities
- Throughout the programme, you'll build a portfolio of skills. These skills will not only contribute to your degree but will also play a crucial role in qualifying as a solicitor
You'll spend one day a week (usually Mondays) studying with BPP University. You'll take part in workshops and seminars and complete various assessments across the six years, all working towards completing your Law degree.
BPP make studying as accessible as possible, providing a large amount of the course as e-learning.
You can read the full curriculum on theBPP Website.
In your final year, you will complete the Solicitors Qualifying Exams.What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
The Solicitor Apprenticeship programme is a six-year programme to qualification as a Solicitor in England & Wales.
At the end of the six-year journey, we encourage all our apprentices to apply for Associate (Qualified Solicitor) with the firm. This is just the beginning of what we hope will be an exceptional career.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Global Outlook, Ambition, Commercial Awareness, Innovation, Enthusiasm, Resilience Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade B/6 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade B/6 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade ABB or equivalent) Essential Things to consider
SUPPORT AND DEVELOPMENT -Each practice area will provide you with a dedicated supervisor to guide your professional growth -Access to an HR manager to assist with your career development -A personal tutor to support your academic progress and well-being -A student manager will be your go-to resource for any questions or challenges you encounter