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FGD Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme

FGD Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme 

We are now offering you the opportunity to join the FGD Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme in association with the University of Law, Bloomsbury.

Our Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme allows you to study for an LLB in Legal Practice and qualify as a solicitor, whilst working in the office, without incurring university fees.

The course spans over a six-year period, during which you will spend four days per week working in the office, receiving hands on training and exposure to a variety of cases and transactions in different fields. The remaining day of the working week will be allocated to you as your study day. You can spend this day studying at home or in the library at the University of Law. In addition you will receive additional study days during assessment periods.

Programme Structure

You will spend the first four years of the six-year programme working towards achieving your LLB degree in Legal Practice.  Once you have passed all of your assessments, you will be awarded a Law degree by the University of Law.

You will also be required to build a portfolio evidencing the tasks you have completed at work, during the programme.

The course has been specifically designed to prepare you for the next phase of your training, the Solicitors Qualification Exams Stage 1 (SQE1). This is the first set of the Solicitors Regulation Authority exams, which you are required to pass in order to become a solicitor.

During the last two years of our programme, you will study further subjects and professional skills required to practise as a solicitor. This part of the course is designed to prepare you for the Solicitors Qualification Exams Stage 2 (SQE2), which is the second set of Solicitors Regulation Exams. Again you are required to pass these before you can qualify as a solicitor.

Salary & Benefits

You will earn a starting salary of £18,000, which will increase as you progress through the programme. In addition, you will receive a number of benefits, which includes a full contribution towards your course fees.

You will also be able to participate in regular firm related social events and activities.

Entry Requirements

You must have achieved at least BBB at A-Level (or equivalent), as well as 8 GCSE’s grades A*-C including English and Maths.

To Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to info@fgdlaw.co.uk or send it to our HR Department:

HR Department, Freedman Green Dhokia, 105 Boundary Road, London, NW8 0RG

We are an equal opportunities Firm.