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Solicitor Apprenticeship 2023 Mishcon de Reya LLP

The Mishcon Solicitor Apprenticeship is a six year programme. You will gain an LLB (Hons) in Legal Practice from The University of Law and at the end of the programme you will qualify as a solicitor. All of your tuition fees will be paid and best of all, you will earn a salary whilst you are training and gaining your qualification.

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

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Closing date: 06 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    You will be entitled to flexible employee benefits including: Private medical care; £350 wellbeing fund; income protection; life assurance; employee assistance programme; give as you earn scheme; cycle to work scheme; travel season ticket loan.

  • Working week

    You will be working for four days per week and spend one day studying. Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    6 Years

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Responsibilities will vary dependent on each rotation and will increase and evolve as you progress through the programme.  They may include:

  • Assisting lawyers with cases with close supervision
  • Communication with clients and attending client meetings
  • Drafting correspondence and reports
  • Answering phones and preparing files
  • Drafting invoices
  • Attending training sessions, both departmental and those put on by our in-house Academy

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

  • Throughout the six years you will be working for four days per week and spend one day studying with The University of Law
  • Tuition will be through a mixture of virtual webinars and on-campus seminars (when government guidelines permit)
  • By the end of the 6 year programme you will have gained a law degree (LLB) and completed both Solicitors Qualifying Exams (SQE)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • By the end of your apprenticeship, subject to satisfactory character and suitability, you will be a fully qualified solicitor and registered with the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA)
  • You will then be invited to apply and interview for a permanent Associate Solicitor role at Mishcon de Reya in your preferred practice area

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent any subjects (Grade BBB) Desired

Things to consider

We are looking for candidates who are driven, motivated and can demonstrate a passion to pursue a career in law.

About the employer

Mishcon de Reya is an independent law firm, which now employs more than 1000 people with over 600 lawyers offering a wide range of legal services to companies and individuals. The firm has grown rapidly in the past decade, with more than 25% revenue growth in the past five years alone. With presence in London, Singapore and Hong Kong (through its association with Karas LLP), the firm services an international community of clients and provides advice in situations where the constraints of geography often do not apply. The work undertaken is cross-border, multi-jurisdictional and complex, spanning six core practice areas: Corporate; Dispute Resolution; Employment; Innovation; Private; and Real Estate. The Mishcon de Reya Group consists of consultancy businesses MDR Brand Management, MDR Cyber, MDR Discover, MDR Mayfair, MDR Lab and MDRxTech. In 2021 the Group announced a strategic combination with Taylor Vinters, a leading legal and consultancy business in the innovation economy.


Mishcon de Reya LLP


Africa House

70 Kingsway




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard


Level 7 (Master's degree)

Employer's Application Instructions

The recruitment process consists of 4 stages: an application form; a strength based video interview; a first-stage assessment day and final-stage assessment day. Further information on the application process is detailed on our website:

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

Apply now

Closing date: 06 Jan 2023