Grace is a Solicitor Apprentice with Pictons. She is at the early stages of 6 years of training that includes working for Pictons, four years of University degree study followed by two years devoted to the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE).
Six years of committed professional training is not to be undertaken lightly but it’s something Grace knew she wanted to do.
“When I left the 6th form I knew I wanted to become a solicitor and six years of study and on the job training does not seem like a long time when you have a secure job, a supportive employer and good working environment.”
The Solicitor Apprenticeship scheme requires considerable commitment. Grace works at Pictons four days a week, has one day a week study time and allocates study time in the evenings and at weekends.
When discussing how she came to join Pictons she said:
“I spent some time at another law firm but found that my development was not as advanced as I wanted. I am from Luton and knew of Pictons as being one of the better more established firms in the area. Being a Luton Town supporter I also knew they had links with the club!”... read more