We are delighted to be one of the first law firms in Scotland to take part in the brand new Modern Apprenticeship in Paralegal Practice in Scotland, which has been launched by Scotia Law Training. It begins today, 25 April, and our first Scottish law apprentice is Rebecca Seath, apprentice Litigation Paralegal in the Pursuer … Continued
Last week was National Apprenticeship Week, and a busy one for Lyons Davidson! As the Senior Manager responsible for our legal apprenticeships strategy, it has been a particularly hectic one for me, including meeting with both the Law Society Wales office and the Law Society of Scotland (LSS).
On Wednesday, 8 March 2017, we attended the Careers Day at Notre Dame Sixth Form College, with which we have a longstanding relationship. Notre Dame caters for students aged 16+. The college is attended by approximately 1,500 domestic and international students and offers a full range of A levels and BTECs. One of the A … Continued
By Lyons Davidson’s Legal Apprentices Designated study time An important aspect of an being a legal apprentice is making sure you give yourself enough time to study. This will help you to balance your work and studies. You can also plan what you are going to study which will help to keep you focused. Make sure … Continued
As part of National Apprenticeship Week, Lyons Davidson’s legal apprentices decided to come up with a few top tips for apprentices of the future based on our own experiences as legal apprentices. Before the apprenticeship Make sure you research the apprenticeship programme; Ensure that you choose the right firm for you; Research the firm, take pride … Continued
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, Lyons Davidson’s legal apprentices share their experiences of apprenticeship: Many people are left unsure of what career path they would like to pursue when they leave secondary education. A lot of people feel obliged to study at university, this being the most popular next step. However, many are intimidated by … Continued
Legal Apprenticeships can be very challenging and demanding, especially when they relate to a job that you have had no previous exposure to. During my time as an apprentice with Lyons Davidson, the thing that I have found the toughest is managing the balance between learning the law side of things, putting them into practice … Continued
This week is National Apprenticeship Week and a perfect time to celebrate our success in launching and expanding the Legal Apprenticeship scheme at Lyons Davidson.
Lyons Davidson is delighted to have been awarded Legal Sector Employer of the Year by Skills for Justice for our work on developing apprenticeships across the legal sector. The award was given at the Big Event, the Big Celebration at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on 12 November. Lyons Davidson has been an integral part … Continued
Lots of things happen around this time of year: first Halloween, then Bonfire Night and onto premature talk of Christmas, to name but a few. While a local Christmas light switch-on can just about be avoided, the darker nights cannot. Moving the clocks back may be good for walking the dog early in the morning … Continued
On 12 November 2014, apprentices, employers and other types of stakeholders will come together at The Big Event, the Big Celebration at the Millennium Stadium Cardiff to celebrate some great developments that have happened to apprenticeships in Wales over the past year, as well as plan ahead for what is to come. I am delighted … Continued
National Apprenticeship Week 2013 kicked off on 11 March and fittingly it was also the launch day for the new Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Legal Services. Apprenticeships have been around for hundreds of years, although law apprenticeships hadn’t been available as a means to access legal careers. From hereon this all changes – exciting … Continued