At this time there are no apprenticeships leading to the Bar but you can complete an apprenticeship to qualify as a:

  • solicitor
  • paralegal
  • probate technician
  • chartered legal executive

For more information, download the Law Society brochure: Apprenticeships in the legal sector (PDF 2 MB).

What is an apprenticeship?

This is a way to train whereby you work and study at the same time.   At least 20% of your time must be spent studying but this may be weekly or in blocks (i.e. a full week in every 5).


Apprenticeships: Information for employers

Government guidance on coronavirus and apprenticeships

The government’s ‘plan for jobs’: what’s in it for solicitor firms?

Our apprenticeship stories

Three myths about apprenticeships

The Lawyer Portal – free guide to law apprenticeships

The Lawyer Portal – expert insight from a solicitor apprentice

The SRA website – solicitor apprenticeships


Thank you to the Law Society for the above resources list.