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Apprentice Receptionist and Administrator (35210) Robert Lizar

A fantastic role is available at Robert Lizar Solicitors in Manchester. You will act as the first point of contact for the company, assisting with enquiries and helping with the day to day administration of the business.

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

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Closing date: 10 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A normal day would include:

• Take calls from clients, new enquires, third parties 
• Take detailed messages and send them on
• Listen to all incoming voicemail first thing in the morning and email them to the fee earners
• Any detailed messages place a note on the file for all to see so that the file is kept up to date
• Check post
• Book conference rooms for the fee earners and any experts that may require to do assessment in the office
• Pass on solicitors numbers to the general public for areas of law that we do not cover, sometimes refer them direct via email. 
• Book legal visit for fee earners both crime and prison law
• Assist in typing on Big hand and open all new dictated file openings
• Help assist in keeping clients up to date with any court date changes that have came through last minute
• Maintain reception area keeping it tidy and presentable 
• Welcome clients in (when open to the public) offering hot drinks etc
• Help with printing large documents
• Assist in stationary order 
• Keep the notice board in reception up to date with any new posters we may advertise or general helpful numbers for the community
• Chase up RUI cases with police forces and update clients
• Assist with Legal Aid applications and ensuring LA is on file

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there 
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• Good communication skills
• Punctual
• Hard working
• Attention to detail

Personal qualities

• Enthusiastic
• A will to learn
• Looking for career progression within law

Desired qualifications

• GCSES Maths and English A-C/9-4

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

About the employer

We are Robert Lizar
We believe we have some of the most experienced and gifted lawyers within their specialist fields in the UK. Established in 1978, the firm vigorously defends people across the complete spectrum of criminal investigations. We have substantial experience of dealing with the most high profile, complex and unusual cases. We represent professionals in regulatory matters and advise companies and their directors on a range of matters which involve potential criminal liability.
We provide representation at mental health tribunals, inquests, and General Medical Council (GMC) hearings, whilst our Prison Law Department has developed an enviable reputation nationwide. Please consider all of our specialist services and also take a moment to look at the firm’s history page. If you feel we may be able to assist you in any way please do not hesitate to contact us for some preliminary ‘no obligation’ advice.


Robert Lizar



Princess Road


M14 4RB

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Training provider

The Growth Company

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2 qualification in Customer Service

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Jun 2022