What is it?

Our legal apprenticeship is a  structured training programme. Working in our London office, you will join as a trainee paralegal and complete your nationally recognised CILEx Level 3 Qualification; the first step in becoming a qualified lawyer/legal executive.

What is in it for you?

• It’s the first step towards a professional career in the law.
• You will earn a salary while you train.
• You will achieve a nationally recognised professional qualification.
• You will gain quality work experience in a modern legal environment.
• You will get dedicated on-the-job training.
• You will have a mentor from day one.
• You will be supported through a programme of continuous development to help you progress in the world of work.

What will I be doing?

From day one you’ll be working in a busy legal team:
• Shadowing our lawyers
• Preparing property registration forms
• Conducting legal research
• Assisting with legal matters
• Drafting precedents
• Liaising with clients
• Getting involved in firmwide activities
• General admin support such as filing, faxing, answering the telephone and photocopying

You will also learn about legal and property concepts

Is this for you?

• Do you have an interest in the legal industry and business world?
• Are you on target to achieve a minimum of 5 grades “A-C” at GCSE or 3 grades “A-C” at A’Level ?
• Do you want to continue your studies while working?
• Are you a good communicator?
• Do you enjoy working independently and as part of a team?
• Are you organised?
• And more importantly – are you eager to learn?

If you’ve answered yes …

We have 2 opportunities for students with a passion for a career in law to join the firm and embark upon our advanced legal apprenticeship scheme.

If you’re interested in applying for one of our positions then please follow this  link to apply via the national apprenticeship website.If you have any questions then please contact a member of our  team on jobs@olaleslie.com

  • Salary: Will be based on statutory apprenticeship rate, with phased incremental increases as you progress
  • Location: London
  • Apprenticeship level: Level 2 intermediate apprenticeship in legal administration, with the opportunity to progress to the level 3 advanced apprenticeship in legal services.
  • Entry requirements: At least five GCSEs at A* to C grade or be expecting to gain at least three A levels at A* to C grade
  • 28 days paid holiday (including bank holidays) 
  • Training fully funded