About Womble Bond Dickinson

Womble Bond Dickinson is a forward thinking UK Top 20 Law Firm. With locations on both sides of the Atlantic, eight in the UK, we provide the breadth of legal experience and services to meet our clients’ needs without losing the intimacy of being connected to our different communities. We work with clients across 11 sectors of expertise, including Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Institutions; Healthcare; Insurance; Manufacturing; Real Estate; Retail & Consumer; Transport, Logistics & Infrastructure; Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology & Life Sciences; Technology; and Private Wealth

Whether we’re working with a FTSE 100 business, a government organisation or a privately-managed company, at Womble Bond Dickinson our approach is to build productive, trusting long-term relationships that help our clients meet the challenges of today’s business climate.

Our Apprenticeships

We understand that for some, ambition can’t wait and our firm champions alternative routes into your chosen profession. Whether you’re leaving school/college or changing career, our apprenticeship programmes offer formal qualifications, protected study time, an abundance of support and hands on experience through paid on-the-job learning. We launched our first apprenticeship in 2014 and since then we’ve gone from strength to strength. Our proudest moment came in January 2017 when we won Best Large Newcomer at the National Apprenticeship Awards. 

A range of opportunities 

We offer a range of legal and support apprenticeship opportunities nationwide, which include:

  • Solicitor
  • Paralegal
  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • IT
  • HR
  • Facilities

We recruit annually for our legal apprenticeships with applications opening in the Autumn term each year and our business support apprenticeships are offered on a business need basis throughout the year.

Eligibility varies depending on the apprenticeship you’re looking to undertake. Our legal apprenticeships require 3 x A-levels as a minimum and our support opportunities vary with some looking for a minimum of 5 x GCSEs at A-C/9-4. 

What makes it great to work at Womble Bond Dickinson

We continually work hard to create an open culture that sets us apart from other firms. Our culture gives us much more of a human feel, emphasising that we’re more than just suits! We like and make time for each other enabling us to establish professional relationships that become lasting friendships. And that’s not all, alongside a competitive salary you’ll receive a flexible benefits package so you can pick and choose between the benefits that matter most to you. In addition, through our D&I practices and programmes we work hard to ensure that difference is visibly valued and welcomed.

For more information on our apprenticeships, please visit womblebonddickinson.com/uk/careers/apprenticeships or contact early.careers@wbd-uk.com.

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