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Business/Legal Apprentice Legal Comfort Solicitors

To give full administrative support and assistance to the owner Solicitor. Working with a portfolio of both domestic and commercial clients.

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Closing date: 30 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.35

    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 to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001801230

  • Positions

    1 available

Support the Owner Solicitor to include the following day to day duties:

  • Draft and sending emails
  • Answering the telephones
  • Legal research using the Internet and relevant books
  • Writing legal advice in different forms
  • Filling out relevant forms of application
  • Studying case files
  • Attending hearings/conferences/meetings
  • Making notes at all of the above
  • Writing attendance notes and Time Recording
  • Drafting formal letters
  • Observing proceeding and taking effective part in the discussion
  • Photocopying, printing and faxing documents
  • Chasing task details, investigating files with complete accuracy and atention to detail
  • Look after PI issues and road traffic accident cases
  • Assisting other colleagues at work
  • Reading big files and making notes of the investigation
  • IT skills
  • Banking money

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication (telephone/face to face/email)
  • IT Literate - Mirosoft Office
  • Excellent attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing
  • Confident personality
  • Good listener
  • An interest in the legal sector would be beneficial

Desired qualifications

GCSE's Grade A*-C/9-4 in maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

A permanent position will be made available to the right candidate upon completion of their apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Candidate must live within reasonable travelling distance of the workplace.


About the employer

Legal Comfort Solicitors are a firm of solicitors based in London, Colchester, Hadleigh and Braintree who have positive attitudes and are professionally experienced. Our Solicitors offer expertise, understanding and knowledge.  Our Lawyers specialise in Civil Litigation, Criminal Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment Litigation, Family Litigation, Conveyancing, Immigration, Compromise Agreement and Other areas such as War Crime Litigation. Our law firm provide legal services and litigation support to individuals and corporate clients.

Employer

Legal Comfort Solicitors

Address

53

Church Street

Braintree

CM7 5JY

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Training

Training provider

THELIGHTBULB LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The LightBulb Limited

Contact

Andrea Gregory 07764 969337 andrea@thelightBulb.net

  • TheLightBulb will deliver the Level 3 Business & Administration Standard, which will include remote workshops via Zoom
  • 20% off the job training will be included
  • In house training to support specifics of the role

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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