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North East Solicitor Apprenticeship (NESA)

Womble Bond Dickinson
Womble Bond Dickinson
  • Salary: TBC
  • Deadline: CLOSED
  • Length of Programme: 5 Years +
  • Entry Requirements: 3 A-Levels at grade ABB or above, -
  • Qualification Gained: Professional Qualification
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North East Solicitor Apprenticeship (NESA)

Assessment day: 29 February 2020

Additional Information:

Please note that this vacancy is a part of the North East Solicitor Apprenticeship (NESA) group of employers who are based in Newcastle. You only need to submit ONE application form to the NESA group for all of the employers (which include Muckle LLPWomble Bond Dickinson, SintonsHome GroupKeystone LawCollingwood ImmigrationDRS Llp and Ward Hadaway).

Training to be provided:

  • Job-specific training through working alongside experienced staff
  • A qualifying law degree (LLB) and two-part end-point centralised assessment, the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQEs).
  • Possible Enhancements

Your academic and competency training will be through Northumbria University.

In order to complete the programme you will have to demonstrate that you have obtained the relevant skills and knowledge required during your workplace training. You will also have to take a two-part end-point centralised assessment, the Solicitors Qualifying Examination.

On completion of the programme the learner will become a qualified solicitor (subject to the SRA character and suitability test). Northumbria Law School’s Solicitor Apprenticeship programme will build upon our innovative award-winning clinical based approach to learning, by designing a programme that integrates theory with practice.

Northumbria will use work based modules to connect the learning to practical experience and support the student in building a portfolio of professional practice.

Legal services organisations are increasingly using Northumbria University for training to develop staff into fee earning roles including through the new legal apprenticeships. For more information please visit their website

Find out more about the Solicitor Apprenticeship Degree

How to apply

To apply, please complete an application form.

Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

To be eligible you must have 128 UCAS points. If you have a law degree, CILEx Level 6, GDL, LPC, or BPTC regrettably you are not eligible to apply for these vacancies.

If you have any questions about the vacancies, please contact the CILEx Law School Apprenticeship Recruitment Team on 01234 844377 or e-mail northeast@cilexlawschool.ac.uk.

Applications close on 31 January 2020

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