General legal services

General legal services

“Supporting solicitors and barristers by carrying out legal work”

The general legal workforce is varied and ranges from those working to support solicitors and other regulated professionals, to those working in-house in central government and at local authorities, or in corporate organisations. This advanced apprenticeship will train you in providing paralegal services, which generally entails carrying out legal work under the direct supervision of a qualified practitioner. This apprenticeship offers several pathways, including civil litigation, employment, family, property and private client. There is also a more general pathway if you want to work within different legal contexts. You’ll gain a slightly broader knowledge of the legal environment compared with the other pathways within this apprenticeship, which are slightly more specialised.

Duration: 18 months

Relevant school subjects: Business studies

Entry requirements: GCSEs at grade C or above in maths and English

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels at grades A to E

Potential salary upon completion: £21,000 per annum

More information: www.afo.sscalliance.org/frameworks-library/index.cfm?id=FR04251

Apply: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/vacancies