Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner - Legal apprentice

  • Duration: 24 months
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £317.10 per week
  • Entry requirements: A minimum of 3 A Levels grades A*-C and 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.
  • Hours: 35.00
  • Commencing date: Monday 23 September 2019
  • Closing date: Wednesday 13 March 2019
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Our rotation-based programme provides the opportunity to work across a number of our departments and with colleagues across the firm. The purpose of this role is to support paralegals and lawyers with transactional work on a wide range of legal matters, which will include commercial property, corporate, commercial and litigation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support paralegals and lawyers with legal tasks, matters and transactions

  • Open files, review documents and produce reports for clients

  • Prepare and process legal correspondence and documents

  • Complete post-completion documentation, draft contracts and create schedules of leases

  • Prepare engrossments and other property-related documents

  • Complete document reviews for different practice areas

  • Ensure that all matter correspondence is correctly filed using case management and other filing systems

  • Contribute proactively to the development of processes, continuous improvement activities and the growth of the Manchester office

  • Work on ad-hoc projects as per business requirements

Key Relationships

  • Supervisory lawyers

  • Real estate lawyers

  • Paralegals / senior paralegals

  • Apprenticeship manager

  • HR

  • Apprenticeship training provider