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Solicitor Apprentice

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£22,377 to 24,030
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/08/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Waltham Forest Legal Services is an in-house legal service in a progressive and innovative Local Authority.  We are dedicated to providing the best possible legal service to our diverse client departments. We want to recruit a Solicitor Apprentice under the Solicitors Apprenticeship Programme to strengthen our team to start from 23rd September 2019.   This is a six year apprenticeship leading to qualification as a Solicitor under the Solicitors Regulatory Authority Apprenticeship Scheme.  Our Solicitor Apprentice will gain excellent and hands on training. We are a Lexcel Accredited practice.  The academic and competency training will be through City Law School (City, University of London) and CILEx Law School.

This is an ideal opportunity for a college leaver who is a resident of and/or schooled within the London Borough of Waltham Forest.     Please note that the interviews for this position are on Friday 6th September 2019.   To be eligible to apply candidates must have or be predicted to have three grade ‘B’s at A Level (A2).   Salary circa £22k.


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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