Apprentice Paralegal with Nicholls and Nicholls NICHOLLS LEGAL GROUP LIMITED

Working in a small team with expert guidance and tuition to understand the basic procedures and case management systems of a digital based firm. Progression expected to become a competent and successful paralegal working on cases from complex page heavy fraud and white collar crime to serious violent offences.

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

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Closing date: 08 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9-5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Basic administration duties including answering the phone and fielding calls
  • Scanning any post and making sure it is attached to case files and sent to the right fee earner
  • Bringing character and personality to a small team
  • Listening and following instruction from management
    Keeping training records up to date
  • Being an active team player and belief in working together to achieve better results
  • Checking stationary stock levels and re-ordering when required
  • Opening files on digital case management system
  • Understanding the minimum requirements that are set by the Legal Aid Agency and implementing them
  • Considering prosecution evidence
  • Providing analysis of prosecution evidence
  • Attending conferences with barristers and clients
  • Arranging experts to undertake assessments
  • Attend court to represent the firm at hearings with clients and barristers
  • Attend social events as a representative of the firm
  • Attend seminars hosted by legal professionals as a representative of the firm



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

As a Paralegal Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Paralegal Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship. Additional learning within the apprenticeship will enable you to be awarded a Level 4 Certificate of Higher Education in Legal Services which can afford you exemptions from the first two years of the Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship.

Your apprenticeship shall be delivered by a blend of online and face-to-face training from and on-the-job learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent paralegal position. Possibility of police station accreditation. CILEX considerations.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 5 inc Maths and English (Grade C or 4 and above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any 3 (Grade Pass and above) Essential

About the employer

Small boutique city firm that has excellent relationships with barrister chambers and other law firms in London and beyond. The firm is well placed and recognised within the industry to have the highest of quality standards and is ranked highly by the Legal Aid Agency due to excellent compliance across all cases. The firm is small but the work is varied.




Beaufort House

15 St. Botolph Street



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Training provider




Apprenticeship standard


Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Apr 2023