Solicitor Degree Apprenticeship
Not sure if university is the right route for you? There are other options. Join our six-year Solicitor Apprenticeship programme and start your journey to becoming a fully qualified solicitor today. You can earn while you learn, and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with having job security and working for a Top 10 Global Law Firm.
At the start of your apprenticeship, you will be enrolled onto a Law Degree (LLB) in Legal Practice and Skills at the University of Law. You will be immersed into the firm right from the very start of your apprenticeship, providing you with the opportunity to gain experience across a wide range of practice areas from Banking & Finance to Litigation & Arbitration. Once you’ve completed your law degree, you will prepare for the Solicitors Qualifying Examinations (SQE) Parts 1 and 2. Having passed all your assessments, you will become a fully qualified solicitor.
CMS is a future facing, global law firm that puts the interests of clients at the heart of everything they do across their 70+ offices in 40+ countries in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa. With more than 1,000 partners and 4,500 lawyers, CMS work in cross-border teams to deliver top quality, practical advice no matter how complex the situation.
The firm is recognised for its sector excellence and focus in consumer products; energy; financial services; hotels & leisure, infrastructure & project finance; life sciences & healthcare; real estate; and technology, media & communications. Their legal expertise is therefore matched by real world, commercial understanding of the markets in which their clients operate.
As a future facing firm, CMS embraces technology and are committed to new ideas that challenge conventional ways of doing things. By investing in their people and encouraging a culture of innovation, their aim is to anticipate and create sustainable and rewarding futures for their clients, people, and communities.
Join CMS and you’ll be part of one of the Top 10 Global law firms providing you with access to expertise, experience and opportunities to help shape your future career. CMS offer work experience opportunities in addition to a law scholarship and apprenticeship programme.
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