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Solicitor Apprentice Withers Professional Services LLP

We are looking to recruit professional and hard-working candidates to join us as Solicitor Apprentices. This role would suit individuals who are passionate about inspiring confidence and building relationships with colleagues and clients. It will, at times, be demanding and fast paced so you will need to be an efficient and detail-oriented person.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    We will review our salaries on an annual basis.

  • Working week

    Tuesday - Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm (with additional hours when required) with Monday off as a study day. Flexibility is must.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    6 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Conducting legal research
  • Drafting and proofreading correspondence, including compiling attendance notes and letter writing
  • Liaising with clients and responding to telephone queries
  • Updating the firm’s client relationship management database, Interaction, with any client related activity
  • Document management
  • Assisting in all aspects of file management and client care
  • Collating relevant documents and entering details using the firm’s Client Matter Inception system
  • Completing file closure forms
  • General office administration - data input, initiation of conflict checks, and general office duties as required including photocopying and collating bundles

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

Throughout the six-year programme you will take exams and assessments to meet the requirements of the LLB degree in Legal Practice and Skills and Solicitors Qualifying Exam. The apprenticeship will include one day per week allocated to study at the University of Law. All university fees will be funded by the firm.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We would envisage the solicitor apprentice to join our trainee pool in year 5 and be put forward for our qualification process whereby they can apply for our available NQ positions. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Flexibility


A Level or equivalent na (Grade A or B) Essential

About the employer

A law firm focused on people and collaboration. For the past 125 years, Withers has supported some of the world's most remarkable people and organisations at defining moments in their lives. We are the only international law firm focused on successful individuals and private capital, working closely with founders, investors and family offices. We also advise governments, charities, global brands and start-ups of all shapes and sizes. Many of our clients are shaping the future and creating solutions to tackle many of the world's problems. It makes for a fascinating and challenging practice. Our role is to get to know each individual client, find out where they want to be, and help them to get there – whether they are building a business, looking after their family, involved in a complex dispute or protecting their finances for the future. To meet their unique needs we are exceptionally collaborative, working together across teams and time zones. We are agile, focusing on strategy rather than rigid ideas and traditional hierarchy. It is a truly flexible working culture that puts people first. Join us to be part of a team that is always looking to the future. Where initiative, big ideas and bold moves are always encouraged. Where you can truly be yourself.


Withers Professional Services LLP


20 Old Bailey




Withers LLP


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard


Level 7 (Master's degree)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023