Guildford Borough Council
Starting Salary £18,221 per annum
This role offers the successful candidate an opportunity to start an exciting career in law with the benefit of no student debt or qualification costs. The Council offers a comprehensive apprenticeship scheme, which covers all aspects of local government law and practice and will expose you to a wide range of clients. You will be joining a supportive and busy team who will work with you to build up your expertise so you have an excellent foundation for your future legal career.
With some 700 employees, Guildford BC are a hugely diverse organisation delivering a wide range of services and employing people with an even broader range of skills. We are eager to attract the best so we provide excellent training opportunities and offer well established flexible working arrangements including the ability to vary your start and finish times and take extra flexi days (by agreement). We also offer many other benefits including health and wellbeing initiatives and discounts at a range of well-known high street shops and supermarkets
The successful candidate will attend the University of Law at its Guildford campus one day per week for five and a half years. A combination of work-based and online supervised study, together with practical and academic activities at the University of Law will prepare the apprentice to undertake an LLB in Legal Practice and Skills (Hons), and the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination Parts 1 and 2. Successful completion of these assessments will entitle a candidate to apply to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to be admitted as a solicitor at the end of the programme. There is also the opportunity for the successful candidate to undertake additional modules for the award of a Masters in Law (LLM).
This role will require a basic DBS check.
Closing date: 1st December 2019