Solicitor Apprenticeship

Morrisons Solicitors Llp
Prospero 73, Redhill, RH1 1LQ
£307.70 per week
15 May 2019
03 Aug 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Our solicitor apprentice will work in different departments of the firm over the six year period. They we'll start off gently with some of the more administrative duties so that they can gain confidence before taking on more technical responsibilities and client contact.

Some of the duties may include:
  • Carrying out Legal Research
  • Taking basic instructions from clients
  • Drafting client letters, witness statements, emails and other documents as required
  • Business Development including article writing and seminar attendance

The ideal candidate will be ambitious and committed to succeed. You will also need excellent communication skills, a good eye for detail, the ability to follow instructions and enjoy working as part of a team. You will have the ability to absorb and apply legal principles in practical situations. Your verbal and written communication will be clear, straightforward and accurate. You will be adaptable, logical and work well under pressure.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Clear, concise and logical verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn effectively and put learning into practice quickly
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work within time constraints
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload
  • Strong IT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Outlook etc.
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Good planning, organising and time management skills

Personal qualities

  • Team Player
  • Reliable
  • Resilience
  • Intellectual ability
  • Motivation
  • Desire to carry on learning
  • Problem solving
  • Assertiveness
  • Sense of humour
  • Versatile

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE grades A* to C or equivalent are essential, specifically maths and English
  • 3 A Levels Grade B or above

Future prospects

To be discussed upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

If you will have a long commute, then please carefully consider the cost and time involved before applying for the role.

Other Information:
  • You will be paid £16,000 per annum.
  • You will also be entitled to join the firm's benefits such as Pension, Private Medical, Birthday leave, shopping discount, 22 days paid holiday and more.
  • You are responsible for funding your own travel to and from your place of work.
  • You must conduct yourself in a safe and diligent manner and comply with health and safety policies and procedures.
  • You must uphold and promote the company policies and procedures, promoting those specifically to your area of work, including Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding.

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