A case study from Lucy Coombs, Legal Admin Apprentice at Capsticks.
What is your job title?
Junior Legal PA.
Why did you decide to do an apprenticeship?
I didn’t want to go to university and wanted to learn in the working environment.
What sort of activities did you do in your role whilst you were on the apprenticeship?
I supported lawyers on their cases, including arranging legal case conferences, arranging files, helping prepare documents and meetings for clinical negligence trials and liaising with a wide range of stakeholders.
What have you enjoyed most about your apprenticeship?
I have enjoyed gaining experience of working in different environments and working with lots of different people. I have enjoyed the challenges some tasks have had and working out a way to overcome them.
What do you think your biggest achievement was as an apprentice?
Completing the apprenticeship with a distinction in all areas.