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Progressing legal matters and transactions, applying legal knowledge and commercial judgement to produce solutions which meet clients' needs.

Regulated standard

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Summary of this apprenticeship standard


7 (equivalent to master’s degree)

Typical length
60 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
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Entry requirements

Set by employer.

The apprenticeship standard sets out a range recommended requirements.

What apprentices will learn
  • ethics, professionalism and judgement
  • technical legal practice
  • working with other people
  • managing themselves and their work

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

The standard is based on the Solicitors Regulation Authority's Statement of of Solicitor Competence. Achieving the apprenticeship standard will satisfy the authority's regulatory framework for qualification as a solicitor (subject to the authority's usual tests).

End-Point Assessment
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More Information

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