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Paralegal Apprentice Envision Solicitors Ltd

We have an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal apprentice looking to develop their skills and knowledge working towards a career in the legal profession. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 10.00am - 5.00pm including 1 hour unpaid lunch. (Hours Monday - Thursday flexible)

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001702199

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Handling telephone calls and client interactions
  • First point of call for enquiries, clients and agents
  • Communicating  with clients, colleagues and work partners
  • Taking instructions from new clients
  • Gathering information
  • Responsible for opening files
  • Liaise with team leaders and file handlers
  • Case management systems
  • Handling confidential and sensitive information
  • Attending to basic clerical tasks such as photocopying, filing and making and receiving telephone calls
  • Assisting with the opening, progression, completion and closing of client files
  • Reviewing and drafting documents
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Managing data in accordance with the GDPR and all other Data regulations
  • Assisting the Solicitors and Fee Earners with their duties
  • Working as part of a team to ensure that the client and team objectives are met
  • Maintain high professional standards, confidence, and integrity

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable working under pressure and changing priorities
  • Excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Strong organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Must have a keen interest in Law
  • Motivated to do well
  • Positive approach to working in a busy environment
  • Punctual
  • Organised
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Honest and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

  • Must have GCSE maths and English grades 9-4 (A-C)
  • IT Qualification is preferable

Future prospects

  • For the right candidate there is the opportunity to progress to paid employment with the company

Things to consider

  • The apprentice will work 24 hours Monday to Thursday averaging 10am to 5pm and attend Bolton College Fridays 9am to 4pm. The daily hours Monday to Thursday are flexible and may change dependent on the business needs.
  • If you would like to be considered for similar vacancies please forward your CV to: gary.mangan@boltoncc.ac.uk

About the employer

We are a modern multi-service law firm based in the north west of England supplying great legal advice and representation to clients nationwide.

Our solicitors offer guidance and support for a range of legal matters: personal injury, medical negligence, industrial disease and civil litigation.

With a high level of expertise and legal know-how, we guide our clients through the processes they need from beginning to end.

Employer

Envision Solicitors Ltd

Address

20 Chorley New Road

Bolton

BL1 4AP

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Additional location information

The apprentice will be based at 20 Chorley New Road Bolton BL1 4AP

Training

Training provider

BOLTON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College

Contact

Gary 07969063342 gary.mangan@boltoncc.ac.uk

  • Paralegal Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Paralegal

Level 3 (A level)


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