Receptionist Apprentice Equity Law Solicitors

Equity Law Solicitors are looking for a dynamic, motivated and committed individual to undertake various clerical and administrative duties to ensure the efficient running of a fast paced business.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 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 to Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Taking messages accurately and passing to appropriate person(s)
  • Keep information confidential
  • Creating and amending legal documents
  • Maintaining diary systems for fee earners, arranging and booking meetings
  • Maintaining an effective filing system
  • Receiving and sorting incoming mail when required
  • Scheduling files for archiving
  • Working as part of a team to ensure that effective secretarial cover is maintained
  • Ensuring compliance with quality standards and the firms policies in general
  • General admin duties.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Organised
  • Good IT Skills
  • Suited to a fast paced environment
  • Multi-task.

Personal qualities

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated
  • Team Player.

Qualifications required

GCSEs C or above in Maths and English preferable (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Further Training, potential Full time employment and wage increase based on performance.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). 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

Equity Law Solicitors, are one of the most reputable and vibrant law firms in London. Our combination of practical local knowledge and specialist expertise ensure that you receive a first class accurate service within affordable rates. We are committed to providing our clients with the best service available and to this end we have engaged only the best Solicitors, Legal Executives and support staff to work as part of our team.


Equity Law Solicitors


11 Peckham High Street


SE15 5EB

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Training provider

• Business Administration Level 2 • Technical Certificate Level 2 • Functional Skills Level 1/2 in English, Maths and ICT (if required) • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited


Johan 01277725966

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017