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Administration Assistant AGI Criminal Solicitors

Opportunity for a Young Person to work within a Solicitors Firm to learn day to day business administration with the opportunity also to undertake some legal work.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    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

    9am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    19 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001772801

  • Positions

    1 available

Opportunity for a Young Person to work within a Solicitors Firm to learn day to day business administration with the opportunity also to undertake some legal work.

  • Managing the incoming calls, Logging Calls
  • Handling of incoming and outgoing post
  • Client file maintenance, including accurate filing of correspondence and other documents on individual files
  • Diary Management
  • Arranging appointments
  • Basic Bookkeeping
  • Setting up conferences
  • Support to fee-earners
  • copying and/or scanning of documents and creation of document bundles for counsel and court hearings (including e-bundles)
  • File opening (on case management system and paper files)
  • File opening checks, including ensuring engagement letter issued and on file, ID documents requested, and checks carried out
  • File closure and archiving, including ensuring completion of archiving forms by fee-earners and heads of departments
  • Office stationery – maintaining an inventory of stock of office stationery and office equipment, conducting regular stock checks, and preparing requests for replacement supplies.
  • Client meetings – regular checking of room booking diaries to ensure that client meeting rooms are cleared of papers, used cups etc. and tidied ready to receive clients. Offering and preparing tea, coffee, and water for clients.

You will study towards the level 3 business administration qualification. As time goes by, there will be the opportunity for the apprentice to develop and for the ideal candidate to progress training as a paralegal.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Patience to handle phone calls
  • Multitask
  • IT skills
  • Be willing to learn how to use Teams/Zoom/Word/ Excel

Personal qualities

  • Must be enthusiastic
  • Willing to help
  • Be willing to work in a Team

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE – English and Maths (Grade C or above)

Future prospects

As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.


About the employer

An Opportunity for an Administration Apprentice, in a Solicitors firm in Manchester.  We are Solicitors Firm that undertake Criminal Work, Immigration, Mental Health Law, Prison Law & Public Law.  

Employer

AGI Criminal Solicitors

Address

489 Chester Road

Manchester

M16 9HF

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Training

Training provider

CT SKILLS LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by CT Skills

Contact

Poppy poppy.tolson@ctskills.co.uk

Business Administrator Level 3 

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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