Paralegal apprenticeship

Provide legal support, including admin tasks, carry out research and draft legal documents

As a paralegal apprentice, you’ll provide vital legal and administrative support to solicitors and legal executives. Your tasks will include drafting documents, conducting research, and advising on routine legal matters. You’ll work in diverse settings, from small firms to large corporations, handling multiple tasks under pressure while ensuring accuracy and clear communication. Your role demands professionalism and ethical conduct as you handle confidential data and ensure compliance with legal regulations. Throughout a paralegal apprenticeship, you’ll interpret financial information, support clients, and maintain meticulous records. With opportunities to advance to roles like legal department heads or start your own legal services company, your apprenticeship sets the stage for a rewarding career in the rapidly growing legal services sector.


Duration: 24 months

Relevant school subjects: Business studies

Entry requirements for the paralegal apprenticeship: Two GCSEs, ideally in maths and English, and two A-levels at grade C or above

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

Potential salary upon completion: £23,000 per annum

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