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Assistant Conveyancer Apprentice - Level 3 Tilly Bailey & Irvine Llp

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Senior Conveyancing Executive. The Conveyancing Assistant is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative. A Levels are required to apply.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,939.20

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (Hours to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001734528

  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties and requirements:

  • Assist with incoming post, by finding the relating files and attaching post in readiness for the fee earner
  • Attend clients, both in person and on the telephone, and provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in-keeping with the Firm’s standards for client care
  • Assist in providing updates to Clients, Solicitors and Estate Agents
  • Update referrers, electronic spreadsheets and portals
  • Make appointments and arrange meetings as needed
  • Preparation of Stamp Duty Land Transaction returns
  • Completion of standard letters
  • Arrange for all copying to be done
  • Prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch
  • Ensure documents are saved in accordance with departmental procedures and files are kept up to date on a daily basis
  • Ensure client details are accurate and kept up to date on both electronic and paper files
  • Provide guidance to new and temporary staff when required to do so
  • Undertake any specific training when required by the Firm and to take responsibility for self-development
  • Ensure Client confidentiality of all the Firm’s and the Firm’s clients’ information and documentation
  • To contribute as a team member and provide sickness and other absence cover for other members of the team when required
  • To contribute as a team member in the continual review of efficiencies within the department

Any other duties:

This job description is not restrictive in any way and should be regarded only as a guideline to the duties required and may be amended in the light of changing circumstances following consultation with the post holder.  


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of working in a legal environment along with relevant departmental experience is desirable
  • Ability to organise and prioritise your workload to the required standard and within the required timescales
  • Ability to work effectively within a team as well as independently
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines as and when required; this may involve some flexibility in working hours and occasional overtime where deadlines need to be met
  • Proactive and able to use own initiative within guidelines as set by the Partners and fee earners

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivation: energy; positivity; can-do attitude
  • Flexibility
  • Confidentiality and discretion
  • Proactive; willing to use initiative
  • Able to work well independently as well as part of a team

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Maths and English A*-C/9-4 or equivalent
  • A Level qualifications

Future prospects

Possibility for a full time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

We can trace our heritage back 175 years to our Hartlepool roots. We have expanded and developed considerably over the years including the addition of offices in Stockton-on-Tees, Barnard Castle and Wynyard, but continue to uphold traditional values of courtesy, integrity and friendliness whilst providing clients with a cost effective and personal service. 

We provide expert advice in all legal areas as all of our staff specialise in their individual fields. Clients feel that they are being listened to and are valued. They ultimately have peace of mind in our knowledge and expertise. We build long term relationships with our clients and provide a full service covering all legal issues which may arise throughout your personal and business life. 

Employer

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Llp

Address

York Chambers

York Road

Hartlepool

TS26 9DP

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Training

Training provider

STOCKTON RIVERSIDE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stockton Riverside College

Contact

Anna Harper 07436 795883 Anna.harper@the-etc.ac.uk

  • Level 3 Paralegal
  • Functional Skills Maths and English, if required

Apprenticeship standard

Paralegal

Level 3 (A level)


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