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Legal Apprenticeships

Earn while you learn.

Are you considering a legal apprenticeship in 2025?

A Legal Apprenticeship is a new and exciting way to kick start your career in law. Start your career with one of the North West’s most respected and regarded law firm. Applications for enrolment in 2024 are now closed.

What is a Legal Apprenticeship?

A legal apprenticeship integrates study with on the job training. This is an excellent opportunity to qualify as a solicitor whilst gaining valuable and varied work experience in a challenging yet supportive legal environment. The apprenticeship provides a salary and the chance to develop a long-term career at one of North West’s leading law firms.

Our Programme

The six-year HD legal apprenticeship programme steadily builds towards qualification as a solicitor by studying initially the Level 3 Paralegal and then Level 7 Solicitor apprenticeships. This is the same time period as qualifying through the traditional route.

Already a graduate?

Apply to join our graduate legal apprenticeship programme straight from university and jump onto the programme at a later stage.

What are we looking for?

Ambitious and hardworking candidates who want to build rewarding careers in a challenging yet supportive environment. If you have already successfully completed or are studying towards your LPC / SEQ 1 please apply for a training contract.

Entry requirements.

Candidates should have a strong academic and extra-curricular record.

Legal Apprenticeship BBB A level (or equivalent) and 5 grade 5 GCSEs or above.
Graduate legal apprenticeship as above, and a 2:1 law degree or GDL and 2:1 non-law degree.

Download our HD Legal Apprenticeships flyer here.


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