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Guidance

Apprenticeship standard: solicitor (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the law sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a solicitor

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Assessment plan for a solicitor

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Details

This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.

This standard is ready to use.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the solicitor standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: gun.judge@addleshawgoddard.com.

The standard for a solicitor was developed by:

  • Addleshaw Goddard
  • Barclays
  • Browne Jacobson
  • Burges Salmon
  • Clyde and Co
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • Dentons
  • DWF
  • Eversheds
  • Gateley LLP
  • Kennedys Law
  • Lewis Silkin
  • Mayer Brown
  • Olswang
  • Pannone LLP
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Stephenson Harwood
  • Thomas Eggar
  • Withers
  • Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CiLEX)
  • Law Society
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band (6 = highest 1 = lowest): 6

Maximum core government contribution: £18,000

Read the funding rules for apprenticeship standards for further information.