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Do you require minimum GCSE grades? add
We look for seven GCSEs grade B/grade 6 or above (including Maths and English).
Do you require minimum A Level grades? add
We generally look for a strong performance at A-Level or equivalent, but consider every application we receive in context and holistically. If you feel you can submit a strong application even if you do not meet these grades we encourage you to apply.
We also encourage you to include mitigating circumstances if relevant.
Can I apply if I have a degree? add
Our apprenticeship programme is aimed at school leavers, as an alternative to university. If you have a degree, you should consider our Training Contract route instead.
Do you look at applications on a rolling basis? add
Yes, we do, however we recommend and encourage you to apply as early as possible.
Do you pay for studying at BPP University Law School? add
Yes, all your studies are paid for by Dentons.
Will I have study leave? add
You will have one day a week to study and attend classes at BPP. You will also be given time off for exams.
What training will I receive at Dentons? add
You will receive comprehensive training throughout the six-year programme. This will be a combination of on the job with your supervisor and more structured training, such as “Introduction to the City” and “Effective written communication”.
What support will I get throughout my training? add
While in the office you will be supported by a Mentor, a Supervisor and a Human Resources Manager. While studying, you will be supported by a Personal Tutor and Student Manager.
Do you accept applications from candidates who are not eligible to work in the UK and who require sponsorship? add
You need to have the unrestricted right to work in the UK and have lived in the UK for the last 3 years in order to be eligible for the apprenticeship.
Will I be able to work in one of your international offices? add
For the duration of the apprenticeship programme, you will study and work in London or Milton Keynes.
Will you pay travel expenses? add
You will need to pay for all your travel with your salary.
Will my lunch be paid for? add
You will need to provide your own lunch.
How will my salary be paid? add
Your salary will be paid each month direct to your bank account.