Apprentice Legal Officer

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LD
£18,065.00 annually
02 Sep 2020
07 Sep 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Legal Officer you will undertake legal and administrative work to support the Legal Services Team assisting with a range of legal work including local land charges, property, contracts, litigation and social care matters and case management. We can provide you with opportunities to develop your legal skills and knowledge whilst you study and complete the CILEX Level 6 apprenticeship. We are a busy team, often working to tight deadlines so high personal standards and an ability to work under pressure and prioritise work will be essential. This is an excellent opportunity to start or build on your experience to date and will provide you with an insight in to a number of legal disciplines in a diverse organisation and an excellent basis to progress to qualify as a Legal Executive or to further study to become a Solicitor.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Qualification: CILEX Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice / Chartered Legal Executive Apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is an excellent basis to progress to qualify as a Legal Executive or to further study to become a Solicitor.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Understands confidentiality


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Level 2) Essential
Other CILEX Diploma in Law and Practice (Grade Level 3) Essential
Other Law (Grade Degree) Essential

Things to consider

We are looking for someone who has: A Law Degree Or Non law degree and a graduate diploma in law (GDL) Or Level 3 - CILEX Diploma in Law and Practice. The duration of the fixed term apprenticeship contract will be dependent upon your prior achievements and starting point on the CILEX programme.

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