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This is fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to develop their future career at BLP.

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A number of exciting opportunities have arisen within this progressive and highly established international law firm, enabling you to gain an industry wide recognised qualification, valuable work experience and a salary at the same time.

The purpose of this role is to support Paralegals and Lawyers with transactional work on a wide range of legal matters, which will include commercial property, corporate, commercial and litigation.

What’s in it for you:

This role provides a great opportunity to start your career in law whilst in a parallel obtaining a recognised qualification. You will be exposed to top-quality legal matters, developing both your legal knowledge and commercial awareness.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support Paralegals and Lawyers with legal tasks, matters and transactions
  • Open files, review documents and produce reports for clients
  • Prepare and process legal correspondence and documents
  • Complete post-completion documentation, draft contracts and create Schedules of Leases
  • Prepare Engrossments and other property-related documents
  • Complete document reviews for different practice areas
  • Ensure that all matter correspondence is correctly filed using case management and other filing systems
  • Contribute proactively to the development of processes, continuous improvement activities and the growth of the Manchester office
  • Work on ad-hoc projects as per business requirements
  • The appointed Legal Apprentices will work closely with:
  • Supervisory Lawyers
  • Real Estate Lawyers
  • Paralegals / Senior Paralegal
  • HR / Apprenticeship Co-ordinator
  • Apprenticeship Training Provider

Future progression:

Progression to a Paralegal role or other suitable roles. You’ll be here to shape your career, as well as gain on-the-job experience.

Training provided:

As a Legal Apprentice with BPP Apprenticeships, you will complete the Paralegal apprenticeship at Level 3. Additional learning within the apprenticeship will enable you to be awarded a Level 4 Certificate of Higher Education in Legal Services which can afford you exemptions from the first year of the Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship (providing Contract Law was chosen as the elective module). Your apprenticeship shall be delivered by a blend of online and face-to-face training from BPP University Law School and on-the-job learning.

Skills required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good organisational skills, attention to detail and prioritisation skills

Personal qualities:

  • Enthusiastic, committed and proactive
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality and diversity
  • Strong ’can-do’ attitude

Qualities required:

3 A Levels grades A*-C and 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English and or equivalent qualifications.

Other information:

Please make sure that you have uploaded a copy of your CV to the ‘Documentation’ section of your profile. Within your CV, please give a full breakdown of all your achieved and/ or predicted qualifications (incl. subjects and grades).

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