If are seeking a career in the legal sector, an Apprenticeship with SAS Daniels LLP is a great place to start. With offices in Stockport, Macclesfield, Chester and Congleton we offer apprenticeships throughout Cheshire and across a number of service areas, both on the legal and management side of the legal sector.
Which Apprenticeships do we offer?We cover the full spectrum of apprenticeships in the legal sector. These opportunities range from Solicitor, Chartered Legal Executive, Paralegal and Conveyancing/Probate Technicians on the legal side. On the central management side the opportunities range from Finance, IT, HR and Marketing.
Apprenticeships are considered from time to time for all of the above career choices.
Which teams can I work in as an Apprentice?We provide opportunities in all of our teams and service areas. These include:
- Corporate & Commercial
- Employment Law & HR
- Wills, Trusts & Probate (including Elderly, Care & Mental Capacity)
- Dispute Resolution
- Property both Commercial & Residential
- Family Law
- Central Management
What can you expect during your apprenticeship?Apprentices are treated as valued members of staff and are personally mentored solicitors, partners or members of our Central Management team.
During your apprenticeship we will teach you the skills you need to work in a leading law firm and support you to gain recognised qualifications.
Training and assessment is delivered by accredited training providers who work closely with SAS Daniels throughout the apprenticeship and who are in regular contact with our apprentices as they visit and assess in the work place. You will follow a recognised training path which leads to top qualifications including the Level 7 Apprenticeship.
Salary & Benefits:
- A starting salary of £12,000 a year;
- Nationally recognised apprenticeship qualifications;
- All training costs fully funded*;
- 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and an additional 3 days between Christmas and New Year;
- Half a day’s holiday for your birthday,
- Sick Pay scheme;
- A wide range of other benefits.
*This does not cover the cost of exam resits.
What is SAS Daniels looking for?We are looking for bright, ambitious students who have decided to pursue a vocational route that combines both employment and regular attendance at University.
You will need a strong academic record and to be an enthusiastic, fresh thinking and hardworking individual. In addition we look for people who embrace our values, work well in a team and play an energetic role in business development.
As well as demonstrating a passion for working in the legal sector you will need to show real drive and determination to succeed in what can be a demanding sector.
Entry level for our Apprenticeship Scheme is at least three GCSEs in English, Maths and Science, grades 9 – 4 or equivalent. For our Legal Apprenticeships, you will need to have completed your A levels or equivalent.
How to apply?
Applications for September 2018 opened on 1st May 2018.
To apply for an Apprenticeship at SAS Daniels LLP, please complete the form below and attach you’re CV. In the about me section please detail what type of Apprenticeship specialism interests you.
If you have any questions about the Apprenticeship Scheme or how to apply, please contact us on 0161 475 7676 or get in touch via our contact form.
Please note, SAS Daniels LLP will not share your personal information with any third parties, unless requested by you, but may share your personal information internally within the firm for the purposes of recruitment. To learn more, view our privacy notice.
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