Legal Apprentice GLADSTONES SOLICITORS LIMITED

This is a great legal apprenticeship opportunity to work within a growing, friendly law firm, supporting the legal team with administrative duties.

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Closing date: 28 Jul 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £175.00

  • Working week

    Monday- Friday 9.00 am- 5.15 pm, 37 hour

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001118219

  • Positions

    1 available

This role will involve various administrative support to the legal team.

The duties will include:

  • Opening and closing files
  • Answering calls
  • Filing and serving documents
  • Scanning / Faxing / Photocopying / Emailing
  • Inputting information on the system
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  • Checking documents
  • Taking payments over the telephone
  • Creating bespoke reports for clients
  • Liaison with clients and accounting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • High level of attention to detail
  • Organised and logical approach
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Interpersonal skills with customer service orientation
  • Team player
  • Good IT skills, MS

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Desire to learn
  • Smart presentation
  • Initiative and common sense
  • Reliable
  • Polite helpful manner
  • Excellent time management
  • Keen interest in Law

Qualifications required

A general standard of education is essential for this role.

5 GCSEs Grade A-C or equivalent (including maths and English)

Future prospects

This is a growing firm. The employer is very keen to progress the right apprentice, therefore future opportunities can be discussed with them at interview.

Things to consider

The employer is looking to recruit as soon as possible, therefore early interviews are expected. This employer is also supportive of staff progression which can be discussed with the employer at interview. We would also welcome applications from candidates who are looking for Paralegal Apprenticeships. Please make this clear in your application. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. 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.

About the employer

We are based in Knutsford Cheshire, but we are able to deal with any matter in England and Wales. Having quickly established ourselves as a dynamic and client-focused firm, Gladstones Solicitors has been responsive to our client’s requests to provide a broad range of legal services. John Davies and Will Hurley are the principal members of the firm. With years of experience in Criminal Law and Regulatory Law they formed Gladstones as a niche practice dealing exclusively with road traffic and motoring matters. Having saved hundreds of people from prosecutions up and down the country, our clients often wanted us to take on other matters concerning different legal areas.

Employer

GLADSTONES SOLICITORS LIMITED

Address

Warrington Road

High Legh

Knutsford

WA16 0WA

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Training provider

  • This role may be Legal Administration Level 2 or Legal Services Advanced Level 3. To be agreed with the employer
  • Level 2 Diploma in Legal Administration
  • Level 1 Functional Skill in English
  • Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths
  • Level 1 Functional Skill in ICT

Or

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Legal Services – Civil Litigation
  • Level 3 Diploma in Providing Legal Services
  • Level 2 Functional Skill in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skill in Maths
  • Level 2 Functional Skill in ICT
  • Level 3 Certificate in Civil Litigation

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

Damar Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Damar Training

Contact

Kat Buckley 0161 480 8171


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Closing date: 28 Jul 2017