Clyde & Co

About us 

Clyde & Co is a dynamic, rapidly expanding international law firm with 440 partners, 1800 lawyers, 2500 legal professionals and 4,000 staff in over 50+ offices across six continents. We deal with a wide range of corporate and commercial legal work across a range of practice areas, namely: transport, infrastructure, energy, trade and insurance. We are one of the fastest growing law firms in the world with ambitious plans for further growth. In the UK we have offices in Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, London, Oxford, Guildford, Bristol, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow. 

What we offer 

As an apprentice you will deal with various individuals and groups and will be supported to undertake recognised qualifications whilst gaining invaluable on-the- job experience. 

You'll receive 20% one day per week for study time (20% off-the-job learning), a competitive full-time salary and a full benefits package including; 25 days holiday, contributory pension scheme, travel season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, dental insurance, holiday purchase, gym membership and more. You will also receive comprehensive support from your supervisor, partner, HR mentor and apprenticeship trainer throughout the programme. 

You'll earn a salary, the firm will fund the full cost of your studies and you'll quickly be on your way to a debt-free career in law.

 

Clyde & Co Guildford, London, Manchester
27 Oct, 2019
Advanced Apprenticeship
We are currently recruiting for paralegal apprentices to join our Manchester, London & Guildford offices in August 2020 and complete a Level 3 Paralegal Apprenticeship, accredited by CILEX (The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives).  •Completing administrative duties as agreed by the line manager  •Receiving telephone calls, recording and passing on accurate messages  •Designing and producing documents  •Dealing with confidential information, filing, creating reports and files  •Greet clients and demonstrate good customer service skills  •Communicate effectively with people  •Develop and maintain strong working relationships with other employees  •Supporting the running of projects, including events  •Diary management and the organisation of meetings  •Research information.  •Filing and photocopying  •Collecting information and files  You may also have the opportunity to get involved in the following:  •Drafting witness evidence in support of litigated claims  •Drafting advice reports to insurer clients  •Instructing various medical experts  •Instructing counsel (barristers)  Entry Requirements    Skills/Knowledge/Experience/IT Confidence:  Essential:  •Ability to work with technology  •Ability to work in a business environment  •Customer service skills  •Hands on & Practical ability  •Ability to work within the physical nature of the job  •Proficient in Microsoft Word  •Use of Email/Internet  Personal Qualities:  Essential:  •Team Player  •Attention to detail  •Reliable  •Good communication skills (written and verbal)  •Confident  •Meeting deadlines  •Analytical  •Resilient  •Understanding of confidentiality requirements  •Mature attitude  •Ability to deal with sensitive personal client situations effectively  Desirable:  •Planner/thinking ahead  •Leadership skills  •All candidates must have a minimum of five GCSE grades A*-C/9-4, including English and Maths.  •A minimum of three Cs at A-level  Desirable:  •A level in law 
Clyde & Co Guildford, London, Manchester, UK
27 Oct, 2019
Advanced Apprenticeship
We are currently recruiting for solicitor apprentices to join our Manchester, London & Guildford offices in August 2020 and complete an LLB (law degree) in legal practice & skills. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will become a fully qualified lawyer.  Key responsibilities:  •Office administration, including billing and writing letters  •Organise diaries, schedule meetings and respond to telephone queries  •Write first document drafts and proofread documents  •Analyse and input data, write articles for internal or external circulation  •Organise case files, attend court inquests, transcribe legal opinion and compile litigation bundles  •Network with clients and build relationships  From year three of the apprenticeship you would progress to more trainee-level tasks such as:  •Legal research  •Drafting documents as part of transactions and litigation, including facility agreements, witness statements and pleadings  •Communicating and meeting with clients  •Attending hearings and trials, taking notes where necessary  •Filing and serving documentation at Court and on the other side  •Document review  •Bundling documents in preparation for trial  Entry Requirements Skills/Knowledge/Experience/IT Confidence:  Essential:  •Ability to work with technology  •Ability to work in a business environment  •Customer service skills  •Hands-on & Practical ability  •Ability to work within the physical nature of the job  •Proficient in Microsoft Word  •Use of Email/Internet  Personal Qualities:  Essential:  •Team Player  •Attention to detail  •Reliable  •Good communication skills (written and verbal)  •Confident  •Meeting deadlines  •Analytical  •Resilient  •Understanding of confidentiality requirements  •Mature attitude  •Ability to deal with sensitive personal client situations effectively  Desirable:  •Planner/thinking ahead  •Leadership skills  •All candidates must have a minimum of five GCSE grades A*-C/9-4, including English and Maths.  •A minimum of three Cs at A-level  Desirable:  •A level in law