FAQs — The place to find all the answers.
  • Do you require minimum GCSE grades? addremove

    We look for seven GCSEs grade B/grade 6 or above (including Maths and English).

  • Do you require minimum A Level grades? addremove

    You will need to have achieved or be predicted a minimum of ABB at A-Level or equivalent.

    We also encourage you to include mitigating circumstances if relevant.

  • Can I apply if I have a degree? addremove

    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? addremove

    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? addremove

    Yes, all your studies are paid for by Dentons.

  • Will I have study leave? addremove

    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? addremove

    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? addremove

    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? addremove

    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 have the opportunity to go on secondment? addremove

    For the first four years of the apprenticeship programme, you will be based in London. In years five and six you are able to apply for an international or client secondment.

  • Will you pay travel expenses? addremove

    You will need to pay for all your travel with your salary.

  • Will my lunch be paid for? addremove

    You will need to provide your own lunch.

  • How will my salary be paid? addremove

    Your salary will be paid each month direct to your bank account.

  • Can I apply to the Solicitor Apprenticeship role if I am a graduate? addremove

    No. To be eligible for our Solicitor Apprenticeship programme, applicants must be current or recent school leavers who have not yet commenced a University Degree. If you are currently a university student or a graduate please see our UK Trainee opportunities including: Open Days, Vacation Schemes and Training Contracts