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Apprenticeships

“I know that there are plenty of pathways to choose from and can’t wait to see where this takes me.”

Ericka Bishop, Apprentice Business Administrator

Irwin Mitchell offers expert legal advice to individuals and businesses, and has helped over one million clients so far. We currently employ over 2,500 people across 14 offices.

We’re always looking for motivated new team members and our apprenticeships are a great way to begin your career. Recently, we were named Top Law Firm for Apprenticeships by TheJobCrowd in their awards of Top Companies to work for.

Want To Learn While You Earn?

Our apprenticeships are a fantastic alternative to studying at university. They’re great for anyone looking to join a successful law firm, either providing legal advice or in a business support role.

These apprenticeships allow you to gain the vital skills you need to succeed in your chosen field. With experts in many areas of the law, Irwin Mitchell offers a varied and dynamic learning environment. Our teams help clients with everything from divorces to corporate mergers.

Why Work For Irwin Mitchell?

As an apprentice with us, you’ll get practical training while being mentored by our experienced professionals. We’ll help you work towards an industry-recognised qualification in your chosen field.

We are committed to career development and helping people learn new skills. We look forward to guiding you through this exciting opportunity.

Our apprentices receive a full benefits package including:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Recognition scheme
  • Sports team sponsorship
  • Travel season ticket loan
  • Health plan
  • Contributory pension scheme

We pay our apprentices a generous starting salary of £15,743 (£18,109 in London).

The IMCF (Irwin Mitchell Charities Foundation) was set up in 1997 and has so far donated over £1 million to local and national causes. We give all our employees 14 hours a year to use on voluntary work, to give back to our communities.

What Apprenticeships Do We Offer?

At Irwin Mitchell, we offer four different apprenticeships:

Want To Know More?

Take a look at our video below about Isobel and Megan’s early experiences as new apprentice paralegals in our London Serious Injury team. Some of our current apprentices have also given us insight into their roles, and why they chose Irwin Mitchell.


How To Apply

Applications for 2018 apprenticeships open on the 5th March and close on the 9th April. Visit our Careers page from 5th March to search our vacancies.

Stay up to date with apprentice life by following our Twitter account.

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Visit this page again between 5th March and 9th April for more information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Top 50 Legal Company For Apprentices To Work For 2017/18