L7 Solicitor Apprentice (Direct Line) Bromley DL INSURANCE SERVICES LIMITED

As a Solicitor Apprentice, you will work your way through various departments within DLG Legal Services, developing your technical and soft skills whilst studying towards the Solicitors Qualifying Exams on the 6 year Apprenticeship with a view to qualifying as a Solicitor and gaining a permanent position in one of our Litigation teams.

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

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Closing date: 02 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,500.00

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    72 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000228337

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your apprenticeship rotation could follow this or a similar path:

  • Year 1 - You will start in our Customer Response Team, learning the start of the claims process, being responsible for initial contact with the client, completing telephone Q&A’s with the client, proactively managing their expectations and providing clear and correct information using a friendly and professional manner
  • Year 2 - You will then progress to the Settlement Unit to learn the end of the claims process, chasing and dealing with incoming payments, clearing balances and closing files
  • Years 3 & 4 – You will work in our Motor Damage or Dispute Resolution teams, assessing who is at fault and the value of the claim as well as dealing with litigation tasks such as drafting court documents, dealing with court directions and preparing for trial and providing advice to our clients
  • Years 5 & 6 – You will complete your apprenticeship working in our Personal Injury Litigation team, dealing with employer liability and public liability as well as road traffic accident claims, assisting with higher value claims and dealing with all aspects of litigation
  • There may be an opportunity to work in other areas of the business such as our Project Team and our Quality Assurance team
  • You will be expected to manage cases efficiently and effectively, identify and investigate any conflicts, complaints and report any issues to a team leader, ensure good working relationship with your team, team leader, management and admin staff as well as external organisations and suppliers and the work-source

The training you will be getting

  • As a Solicitor apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Solicitor Level 7 Apprenticeship
  • Additional learning within the apprenticeship at levels 4, 5 and 6 will enable you to be awarded an LLB (Hons) Law and Legal Practice, from BPP
  • Your Level 7 apprenticeship shall be delivered by a blend of online and face-to-face from BPP alongside our award-winning internal training
  • As a Solicitor apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Solicitor Level 7 Apprenticeship. Additional learning within the apprenticeship at levels 4, 5 and 6 will enable you to be awarded an LLB (Hons) Law and Legal Practice, from BPP
  • Your Level 7 apprenticeship shall be delivered by a blend of online and face-to-face from BPP alongside our award-winning internal training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • At the end of Apprenticeship, there is a opportunity to gain a permanent position in one of our Litigation Teams

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Initiative, Good telephone communication, Able to prioritise workload, Work as a member of the team

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's (Grade (A*-C/9-4) or above) Essential
Other Any 3 A levels (Grade (A*-C/9-4)) Essential
Other UCAS Points (Grade 128 Points) Essential

About the employer

Employer Description: DLG Legal Services is an Alternative Business Structure, owned by the Direct Line Group and an independent law firm authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Our mission statement is to make law easy and accessible for everyone and we live up to the Direct Line Group values of (1) Win Together (2) Be Yourself (3) Own it and (4) Speak Up.. We have around 350 employees in our 3 UK offices in Leeds, Bromley and Bristol as well as our off-shore office in South Africa.

Employer

DL INSURANCE SERVICES LIMITED

Address

Churchill Court

Westmoreland Road

Bromley

BR1 1DP

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Training

Training provider

BPP UNIVERSITY LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Megan Finn

meganfinn@bpp.com

0203 8342872

Apprenticeship standard

Solicitor

Level 7 (Master's degree)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through the link.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Mar 2024