Apprentice Legal Administration Apprentice Furley Page

An excellent opportunity to join a prestigious law firm in their Canterbury office. You will be working within the Real Estate department dealing with many aspects of legal administration and working as part of the professional legal team.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (35 hours)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main Duties:

  • Audio Typing
  • Receiving and sorting incoming mail
  • Preparing letters, documents and forms and arranging their signature and posting
  • Dealing with clients both personally and on the telephone
  • Liaising on the telephone with Solicitors, Barristers, Insurance Companies, Experts and their support staff
  • Diary Management arranging clients appointments, meetings and other work commitments
  • Ensuring the data base and other office systems are maintained and kept in order

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills 
  • Organisation skills 

Personal qualities

  • An interest in Real Estate and Law
  • A friendly but efficient telephone manner
  • Knowledge and use of Microsoft packages
  • Enthusiastic
  • Keen to learn
  • Reliable
  • Flexibility and team player

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Possibility of a permanent position.

About the employer

Furley Page Solicitors is one of the leading law firms in Kent and the South East of England and is acknowledged by The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, renowned guides to the legal profession. Furley Page are a firm of solicitors based in Canterbury, Chatham, Whitstable and London extending their catchment area across Kent, Medway and the Thames Gateway and London and the South East. Their Partner led teams advise across a wide range areas of practice in commercial and private client law. Each of their lawyers is a specialist in their field. At any one time they employ over 100 people, with their specialist legal and professional teams making up 60% of that figure.


Furley Page


39-40 St. Margarets Street



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Training provider

Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Canterbury College


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Other information

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017