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Legal Administrator Apprentice FREETHS LLP

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Freeths to provide an effective and efficient administrationsecretarial support service to the departments in the base office whilst working towards a Legal Admin Level 3 qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £249.90

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001738180

  • Positions

    1 available

To assist fee earners/secretaries with day to day administrative matters as required including:

  • Filing
  • Opening new files
  • Closing files and archiving
  • File organisation and filing in accordance with departmental procedures
  • Assisting with billing procedures and other account enquiries
  • To provide support to other secretaries with workload as reasonably required
  • To assist the department with day to day errands such as hand deliveries to Court
  • To greet clients in a professional and pleasant manner and to ensure that they are announced to the relevant fee earner as soon as possible
  • Ensuring all incoming calls to the office are answered promptly
  • To remain courteous and professional at all times
  • To provide refreshments to the meeting rooms as required and to clear away such refreshments
  • To ensure confidentiality and security of all information is maintained
  • To attend appropriate training courses to improve all elements of the role
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the post as may be required from time to time

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Accurate and efficient PC Skills
  • No previous experience is required
  • Audio typing experience is preferred, although it is not essential as training will be provided

Personal qualities

  • Demonstrates the ability to show initiative
  • Able to prioritise effectively
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible and professional approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be willing to undertake further training as required

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs or equivalents: mathematics & English Language at grade B or above
  • We additionally require: 3 A Level or equivalents subjects at grade B or above

Future prospects

Following the successful completion of the Legal Admin Level 3 qualification, the individual has the potential to have a successful career at Freeths.

Things to consider

  • Monday to Friday 9AM – 5PM with an hour for lunch
  • Annual Salary £13,000
  • Benefits
  • 23 Days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Ability to buy or sell holiday down to 20 days or a maximum of 33 days
  • Access to Perkbox and Discount access to Headspace
  • Travel benefits including an Interest Free Public Transport Season Ticket Loan and Cycle Scheme
  • A wellbeing programme of events and support for Free Eye tests, Free Flu Vaccinations, Techscheme etc.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

The Freeths Group is one of the UK's leading regional law practices. We offer services to both the commercial and private client across the entire legal spectrum. We operate from offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Oxford and Sheffield. The firm has a wide range of clients throughout the UK with many clients having strong international connections. We have over 150 partners and more than 800 members of staff in total. Our client base reflects our nationwide strength and our nationwide service delivery. We are committed to continuous improvement and our increasing success as a business is built on achieving success for our clients. We work in close partnership with clients, providing positive, practical solutions and clear, comprehensive advice. Our aim is to attract and retain the most talented people, and part of this is providing a great place to work. So, to support fairness and equality and to encourage a healthy work-life balance, we continually monitor and improve our benefits. We are proud that what we have achieved has been recognised over the past few years, being awarded Best Companies star status on a number of occasions and have featured in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. We are also a silver standard accredited Investor in People Company, which means we are recognised for our efforts to improve work place engagement, leadership, personal growth, wellbeing, team working and our impact on society.

Employer

FREETHS LLP

Address

129

Norfolk Street

Sheffield

S1 2JE

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Training

Training provider

Damar Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Damar Training

Contact

Hannah Bennett 07540778582 Hannah.Bennett@damartraining.com

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard with Legal pathways
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills maths Level 2

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Nov 2021