Solicitor - Master's Degree Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Severn Trent Water Limited
Location
2, St John's Street, Coventry, CV1 2LZ
Salary
£307.69 per week
Posted
07 Mar 2019
Closes
01 Jun 2019
Ref
VAC001508878
Specialism
Legal
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
What you'll be doing

We are offering a unique opportunity to qualify as a solicitor following a six-year master's degree apprenticeship program of work-based learning and part-time study.

This role has responsibility for helping the Severn Trent Legal team in providing legal advice to our colleagues in the business through:
  • Acting ethically, with professionalism and judgement
  • Progressing legal matters and transactions
  • Applying legal knowledge and commercial judgement to produce solutions which meet the business' needs and achieving our commercial goals
  • Deploying the full range of legal skills - research, interviewing and advising, advocacy, negotiation, drafting, communicating orally and in writing
  • Establishing and maintaining effective and professional relationships with colleagues and other people
  • Managing yourself and your own work effectively


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

A desire for creative and innovative problem-solving isrequired,as well as a passion for law, we place emphasis on candidates having the right behaviours for our business.

If you are able to demonstrate customer focus, strong team working skills, integrity and significant motivation to be successful, please apply.

Personal qualities

We're looking for candidates who are self-motivated to learn (both on-the-job and at college), punctual, enthusiastic, and able to work in a team.

You will be highly motivated, able to prioritise effectively, willingness to learn and a creative problem solver who enjoys working with computers/technology.

Desired qualifications

2+ A Levels in relevant subjects or equivalent Certificate/Diploma, or related work based training.

Future prospects

To become a subject matter expert in our business; able to inspire others and able to provide an excellent level of service to benefit our customers. Opportunities exist for further academic development during and after the apprenticeship programme is completed to the required standard.

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