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Apprentice Business Administrator (Legal Office) Pinney Talfourd Llp

A great opportunity for a highly motivated self-starter to support the Will Review team and Client Support Team (all work will be supervised) together with general office administration. If you are willing to keep stretching yourself to become a stand-out candidate and become an upgraded version of you, then apply today!

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.50 - £206.25

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

We are looking for someone full of positive energy to efficiently undertake an Apprentice Business Administrator role and deliver an excellent service.

Supporting the relevant teams (all work will be supervised) together with general office administration:

  • Helping process and distributing incoming and outgoing post. Making sure all client information is filed properly
  • Taking phone calls and emails from clients and third parties
  • Filing paperwork
  • Keeping accurate client data
  • Making outgoing calls
  • To support to maintain accurate, timely and legible records
  • To answer/deal with queries, both face to face and via the telephone, take messages and pass them on in an appropriate and timely manner
  • To be flexible and supportive
  • To maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Maintain confidential records and files
  • Any other duties as required
  • Support provided

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We will offer training in all aspects of the work, but ideally applicants should have:

  • Office administration experience where possible
  • Keyboard skills – understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally & written

Personal qualities

  • To have a keen interest in the legal profession
  • Confident & outgoing
  • Positive & enthusiastic
  • Friendly
  • Punctual
  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Willingness to work hard
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work in a confidential environment
  • Self-starter
  • Genuinely interested in the legal profession
  • Client facing role – used to speaking to clients on telephone, confident when speaking to clients, good telephone manner
  • Able to work as part of a team in a busy client focussed environment

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Potential to progress into a full-time position.

Things to consider

On the job coaching; training on our case management system; using dictation; access to legal training webinars.

Head of Department, Practice Manager will offer coaching and feedback.

When completing your application, please ensure that you research the organisation and that your application is based around what the employer is looking for. This is your opportunity to tell the employer about you, your strengths and make them want to interview you!

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About the employer

We provide excellent legal advice. Our lawyers are recognised for their high standards and levels of expertise. We also hold the Lexcel accreditation, the Law Society's Standard for excellence in practice management and client care.

We deliver and communicate our advice in a way that suits our clients and at a time and place that suits them.

Not all law firms are the same. We differentiate ourselves by always remaining focused on why we exist as a firm - to make our clients happier, wealthier and more successful. Everything else flows from this underlying principle. We provide truly excellent legal advice and service and put the needs of our clients first in everything we do.

We appreciate the support of our local community and acknowledge our corporate and social responsibility. We participate in many local events and fundraising activities.

In line with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) guidance, as a firm we collect, collate and report our diversity data to the SRA every two years. 


Pinney Talfourd Llp


28 Baddow Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Davidson Training (UK) Ltd


Gemma Barr 07399586723

Full training will be given leading to a recognised Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard.

Full on-the-job training will be delivered.

Off-the-job training will be supported by our Training Provider – Davidson Training UK Ltd.

You will also complete the Functional Skills in maths and English up to and including Level 2 (if you already do not hold the equivalent).

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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