Top turnout at North East’s first solicitor apprenticeship open day

Over 150 people visited the North East’s first solicitor apprenticeship open day at Muckle LLP offices in January. Around 60 students attended the event, run in collaboration with CILEx Law School and City, University of London.

Bond Dickinson, McDaniels & Co, Muckle LLP, QualitySolicitors Smith Roddam and Sintons Law make up the consortium offering the North East Solicitor Apprenticeship (NESA) programme from September 2017. It includes six years’ training which leads to a LLB in Legal Practice and full qualification as a solicitor.

Jason Wainwright, Muckle LLP managing partner, said: “It was fantastic to meet so many enthusiastic, bright young people.

“This programme opens the door for fresh new talent. It’s ideal for anyone who doesn’t want to take the university route into law, while earning and working in a top firm.”

Training will be delivered by City Law School in partnership with CILEx Law School. Applications close on 25 February 2017.