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Solicitor Apprenticeship FARRER & CO LLP

The Farrer & Co Solicitor Apprenticeship is a 6-year level 7 programme. You will gain an LLB (Hons) in Legal Practice and at the end of the programme will qualify as a solicitor. All of your tuition fees will be paid, and you will earn a salary whilst you are training and gaining your qualification.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £20,000 starting salary which will be reviewed annually. Core benefits: pension, private medical insurance, life assurance, income protection, employee assistance programme, health screening, in-house doctor, travel season ticket loan

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:30 - 17:30. Total hours per week: 35. You will be working for four days per week and spend one day studying.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    72 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will combine on-the-job training with guided, independent study and skills coaching delivered by the University of Law (ULaw). Four days a week will be spent working in one of our teams and one day will be allocated to study. You will work in our London office, and over the course of your time with us will work in a variety of departments including:

  • Commercial
  • Contentious
  • Private Client
  • Property and Business Services

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

What you will achieve:

  • Solicitor Level 7 Standard
  • LLB (Hons) in Legal Practice 

Training location:

  • Blended learning approach
  • Online learning material

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship will take six years to complete, however after 4 years you will have obtained an LLB. At the end of your apprenticeship, subject to satisfactory character and suitability, you will be a fully qualified solicitor, registered with the SRA. Where possible we prefer to retain our apprentices as permanent employees within our business.

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Any five including maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired
A Level or equivalent Any subjects (Grade ABB) Desired

About the employer

Farrer & Co is synonymous with the highest quality legal advice and service. We advise individuals, families, businesses, financial services, educational and not-for-profit organisations on every aspect of the law, wherever the need arises. From our offices in London we work with trusted professionals around the world to deliver a seamless international service. Our clients present us with complex and varied challenges. Whether that's a complicated family trust issue, a multinational corporate transaction, or an emerging threat to their reputation, they need clear thinkers who can advise on the best solutions, fast thinkers when speed is of the essence and agile thinkers who can produce a fresh approach to get the job done. That's why they choose us. Our clients value our in-depth knowledge, technical excellence and diversity of disciplines. But what really binds our long-standing relationships with them is our approach: pragmatic, plain speaking and always steadfast in our values, which we hold dear. Values which mean we gain our clients' trust, always strive to do the right thing, and aim for the best results for them. Superb client service sits at the heart of everything we do. We are modern lawyers with timeless values.




66 Lincoln's Inn Fields



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Training provider



Apprenticeship standard


Level 7 (Master's degree)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please email to begin the application process.

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

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023