Solicitor Apprenticeships

We are a proud member of the City Century Solicitor Apprenticeship programme, hoping to attract new talent into the legal industry through non-traditional routes.

We are looking for individuals interested in a career in the legal side of the insurance industry.

Suitable candidates will be Year 13 students (or equivalent) and school leavers who have not completed a degree.


Programme Details

Location: London

Start Date: September 2024

Length of Contract: Six years

Work/Study pattern: One day of study/four days on-the-job training

Qualifications to be obtained: LLB Law Degree and SQE Qualification to become an England & Wales Solicitor

Eligibility: Predicted AAB at A- Level or equivalent is desired. However, we are open and happy to consider candidates who do not meet that criteria but are able to demonstrate academic suitability through the application process.

Applications open: 6 November 2023

Applications close: 15 February 2024


Application Process

Stage 1: Submit CV and Covering Letter.

The covering letter should answer the following questions:

  1. What interests you about a career in insurance?
  2. What specifically attracted you to Fenchurch Law?
  3. Why do you think you would be a good fit for Fenchurch Law?

CV’s and covering letters should be sent to careers@fenchurchlaw.co.uk

Stage 2: Watson Glaser Assessment

  • Candidates must complete and achieve a satisfactory mark in order to be considered for the next stage.

Stage 3: Interview

  • If you are successful in stages 1 & 2 you will be invited to either an in-person or video interview with senior members of the team.
  • The purpose of this interview is to establish whether you would be a good fit for Fenchurch Law and similarly if we think Fenchurch Law is the right place for you to start your career.
  • Please note that we are a niche firm so interest in the type of work we do is essential.

Stage 4: Assessment Day

  • Candidates that are selected for the Assessment Day will be invited to our London office for a day working with the rest of the team.
  • Candidates will be given a number of discrete tasks which have been chosen to replicate the work they would do if they were successful.
  • The successful candidate will have demonstrated a good grasp of the tasks provided and alignment with Fenchurch Law values.

How employees view Fenchurch Law

“Very collegiate and rewarding atmosphere and the firm makes you feel valued.”

“Fenchurch Law employs a great team of highly skilled professionals providing a high end quality service to their Clients; with a well organised Management team which shares information and communicates with staff; and supported by an excellent Operations team.”

“Enjoy the autonomy + accountability approach and the firm consciously goes out of its way to create a positive work environment for employees.”

“It’s a great place to work, true to its values and somewhere you can thrive and are encouraged to do so.”

“The firm cares deeply about my progression as a lawyer, as well as my wellbeing out of the office. I’m thriving as a result of the support I’ve been given to hone my legal skills, and to cultivate/develop relationships with introducers of work”.

“Brilliant place to work. Everyone who works at the firm is friendly and approachable. I love the firms values and believe that they stick to them.”

“Fenchurch Law is, by a comfortable distance, the best law firm I’ve worked with. I said ‘worked with’ deliberately, as I feel like an equal. If I were ever to leave (which I have no desire to do), it would be a step backwards. I can’t imagine working anywhere else.”

“Friendly, welcoming and consists of team players.”

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