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Business Administrator - Casework Assistant Awan Legal Associates Ltd

Admin Casework Assistant's role consists primarily of handling reception duties and assisting the legal team, in particular the senior partner, with their caseload. There will be hands on experience of a combination of admin and legal work for a busy High Street practice.

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Closing date: 31 May 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

    Full Time office based – no remote working. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001821224

  • Positions

    1 available

 Main Duties:

  • Greeting clients and being the first point of contact
  • Arranging meetings
  • Maintaining client records and files
  • Scanning, faxing and emailing
  • Answering and making phone calls
  • Dealing with client enquiries 
  • Touch-typing from dictations
  • Drafting letters
  • Managing post
  • Billing clients
  • Completing legal forms and assisting on files wherever required
  • Bundle compilation and assistance
  • Assisting and liaising with other solicitors /estate agents in property matters

You may also occasionally be required to assist the firm’s other caseworkers.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, PDF and Excel
  • Good IT skills
  • High level of written and verbal communication
  • An interest in interacting with clients
  • The ability to prioritise workload and work well under pressure
  • The ability to work both independently and as a team

Urdu/Arabic language skills would be beneficial but not required

Personal qualities

Professional, friendly and confident.

Desired qualifications

Preferably an A or B grade in GCSE English 

Future prospects

  • Permanent Employment
  • Opportunity to become an Immigration Caseworker /Paralegal  

Things to consider

Occasional evening / weekend work but rare.


About the employer

Awan Legal Associates Ltd is a small High Street practice with a very busy workload but in a friendly working environment. Appropriate support will be given to all candidates and on hand training.

Employer

Awan Legal Associates Ltd

Address

135 137

High Street

Slough

SL1 1DN

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Training

Training provider

Windsor Forest Colleges Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Windsor Forest Colleges Group

Contact

Shoib Anwar 01753 443857 Shoib.Anwar@windsor-forest.ac.uk

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths, if required.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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