Conveyancing Paralegal Apprentice

Paralegal Apprenticeship – Residential Conveyancing – Downham Market Office

Looking to develop a career in law? We have a fantastic apprenticeship opportunity in our Conveyancing Department at Downham Market.

About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to build a career in Law to be able to earn whilst learning. Through the apprenticeship, you will gain hands on experience at one of the area’s leading law firms and will study the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Law (Paralegal) with CILEX Law School. This programme also provides a starting point to further your career to progress to become a Chartered CILEX Lawyer.

During the 24-month apprenticeship, you will work closely with our experienced Lawyers and support teams learning the day-to-day processes. You will develop the fundamental and practical knowledge and skills to succeed in law.

You will have dedicated study time with the CILEX Law School, working to complete the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Law (Paralegal). You can find out more about CILEX apprenticeships here.

Hear from one of our previous apprentices here:

About us

We are one of the leading law firms in the area, serving West Norfolk and East Cambridgeshire with over 120 staff and offices based in Wisbech, King’s Lynn, Downham Market, March, and Ely.

You will be joining a team of experienced professionals who are passionate about providing exceptional client service. We have a strong reputation for developing our staff and for our friendly and flexible working environment.

In addition, we can offer you:

  • Pension
  • Health cash plan and counselling access (where the benefits increase with length of service)
  • Free flu jab
  • Staff events
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Company maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  • Discounted legal fees for you and your family
  • Community minded firm; regular charity support and involvement with community events
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Professional development and career progression
  • Long service gifts
  • Leave for wedding/house move

About you

This apprenticeship is a fantastic way to kick start a career in Law, without going to university.

You will have A* -C/9-4 grades in GCSE Maths and English and three A levels at grades A-C (or equivalent) to be eligible. It is not possible to complete an apprenticeship if you have already obtained qualifications in the same vocational area at a similar or higher level e.g. if you hold a law degree, you will not be eligible.

We are also looking for candidates with the following:

  • A passion for a career in law with a desire to learn and develop.
  • Good organisational skills with high attention to detail
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to deliver a first-class client experience.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude with a positive approach to work.

Next steps

To apply for the position, please email with the following:

  • A copy of your CV (please ensure you include information regarding the educational requirements)
  • A covering letter explaining why you are applying and why you are interested in a career in law
  • A written statement answering the following question in less than 500 words:
    ‘Tell us about someone who has inspired you and why? This could be someone famous or someone you know personally’

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 3rd July at 23:59. If we receive a large number of applications, we reserve the right to close the position early. Interviews will take place in Downham Market on Tuesday 16th/Wednesday 17th July 2024.

If you have any questions regarding this position, you can contact us via or via 01945 461456.

Recommended By The Legal 500 Directory*

*We are recommended for the following practice areas: Corporate and Commercial, Debt Recovery, Employment, Personal Injury: Claimant, Agriculture and Estates, Contentious Trusts and Probate, Family, Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate & Commercial Property.

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