Do you want to be part of an innovative new way to become a lawyer?  We are looking for bright and determined school leavers who have a desire and a passion to work in the legal profession to join our business and become chartered legal executive lawyers.


Find out more about our apprenticeships


If you are leaving school this summer and looking to get into a career with great prospects then Gordons Apprenticeship Programme could be for you. You could be one of the partners of the future.

The programme is aimed at bright 18 year olds who have completed their A Levels but would prefer a more practical way of gaining professional qualifications than going to University.

You need to have the drive and ability to work and learn at the same time.

Through this mix of practical experience and training you will gain valuable skills to have an excellent career in law.

We are keen to welcome candidates who have shown evidence of determination and a willingness to overcome challenges, and particularly those who are the first member of their family to apply to Higher Education (excluding older brothers and sisters).

Why choose Gordons?

Our award winning apprenticeship programme was one of the first of its kind and this year we were highly commended by The Law Society for our excellence in diversity & inclusion.  We were the first law firm featured in the UK’s top 30 higher apprenticeship employers and in the top 100 employers for school and college leavers, which is recognised by  In 2018, we are still highly ranked in both areas as well as being a finalist of the ‘Top Employer – Law’ category.

How to apply

To find out more you can download our Apprenticeship Programme guide and to find out if you’re the applicant we are looking for, please view the job description.

To apply please complete our online application form here.

For further information or if you have any questions, please contact Karen Mills, HR Manager on 01274 202 110 or at

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