Birmingham SQE Training Programme 2022 - Healthcare
Full Time - Fixed Term
Role or Department
Birmingham SQE Training Programme - Healthcare
Our programme will prepare you for the Solicitors Qualifying Exam
(SQE), the new route to qualification. The SQE training programme will
take the form of a Graduate Solicitor Apprenticeship and allows you to
start working and earning at Kennedys immediately after university,
while gaining qualifying legal work experience in one of our teams
before sitting the SQE1 and SQE2 exams to qualify as a solicitor. You
will also be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate from BPP.
The two year six-month training programme will involve working at
Kennedys four days a week and having one day off a week to study at
BBP. In addition to a dedicated supervisor at Kennedys, you will have
a tutor and skills coach at BPP, to ensure that you have all the
support you need at work and with your studies.
Our Healthcare team advise the NHS Resolution, NHS Trusts and medical
malpractice insurers of private hospitals, clinics and practitioners
on EL/PL and clinical negligence claims. The team advise on medical
insurance coverage, health law advice, and regulatory matters and
represent clients at inquests and judicial reviews. The team have a
presence across our London, Cambridge, Birmingham and some of our
This is a great opportunity for candidates who have an interest in
this area to join a highly reputable Division, ranked in the top tier
for Defendant Clinical Negligence in both Chambers and Legal 500.
To be considered for the SQE
training programme, you will need:
To have completed a law degree or a non-law degree and completed
the GDL/PGDL prior to starting with us.
Closing date: 31 December 2021
Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution
and advisory services. With over 2,300 people worldwide across 43
offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we
have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.
Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and
provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry
sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute
resolution, especially in defendinginsurance and liability claims.
We're a fresh-thinking firm, and we're not afraid to bring
challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional
realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range
of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as
delivering exceptional results, every time.
What do we have to offer?
We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals,
secretaries, graduates andapprentices to join our rapidly expanding
global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you'll be involved in
exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.
Our culture and values form a big part of who we are and we take them
seriously. We make a difference by beingapproachable,straightforward,
supportive and distinctive. Our valuesare at the core of who we are
and what make us a great firm to work with and for.
We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global
environment, withour valuesat the core. We believe that supporting
individual growth and development puts us in the best position to
attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level,
everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your
skills, wherever you are in the world. A variety of other exciting
opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our
global offices as well as a comprehensive benefits package (details
are available upon request).
We've created a culture based on client service, professional
excellence, hard work and trust. We deeply value the relationships we
build with our clients and we know that they value our warm, friendly
human approach. We are here to provide answers, recommendations,
strategy and tactics.
Kennedys is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to
ensuring our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. We
expect all employees to be aware of and comply with all relevant
policies and procedures within their jurisdiction, including those
relating to Information Security, Data Protection and Quality
Management, refer any breach promptly to Risk & Compliance and to
complete all mandatory training when requested.