Chartered legal executive litigator and advocate apprenticeship

Work in areas of law that require presenting in court on family, civil or criminal matters. 

Order! A Chartered Legal Executive Litigator and Advocate (CLELA) is a specialised law-related job. These Chartered Legal Executive Litigator and Advocates work in areas of law that require presenting in court on family, civil or criminal matters. Presenting in court is a regulated area of legal practice. During this apprenticeship, you’ll be learning how to give specialised legal advice and present in the County Court, Family Proceedings Court, Magistrates’ Court including the Youth Court, Coroners Court and in most Tribunals. Following this apprenticeship, you’ll be able to draft legal documents, including case theory, skeleton arguments, and submissions to the courts. You’ll also be able to act as a Commissioner for Oaths. In your daily work, you’ll interact with your own immediate legal team, legally and non-legally trained stakeholders, and customers who use your services. You’ll gain two years’ experience in the courts you’d like to work in. 

Duration: 66 months 

Relevant school subjects: English, Citizenship, Government & Politics 

Entry requirements for the chartered legal executive litigator and advocate apprenticeship: Relevant bachelor’s degree and relevant experience in law and advocacy 

Achievement upon completion: Level 7 (Higher) – equivalent to a master’s degree 

Potential salary upon completion: £25,000 

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