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Paralegal Apprentice Legal Solutions4U

Legal Solutions4U have a fantastic opportunity for a Paralegal Apprentice to join their team in Gateshead. As an apprentice you will undertake a variety of work primarily in Consumer Law and Employment Law. You will gain a real insight into the day-to-day work undertaken within an entrepreneurial business.

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

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,000.00

  • Working week

    Working hours Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000044153

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working under the day-to-day supervision of the Managing Partner the role will include but not be limited to the following:

Consumer Law

  • Dealing with disputes between car dealerships and consumers;
  • Drafting letters of advice to car dealerships in respect of their consumer obligations;
  • Advising car dealerships on their legal obligations;
  • Ensuring car dealerships comply with the Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Dealing with disputes between trading standards and car dealerships;
  • Liaising with the Financial Conduct Authority in relation to any breaches of the FCA rules by a car dealership
  • Attending meetings and calls and noting actions and following up

Employment Law

  • Advising businesses on employment law
  • Drafting employment contracts;
  • Advising clients on employment disputes;
  • Liaising with clients to negotiate settlements;
  • Drafting settlement agreements;
  • Preparing cases for employment tribunals;
  • For each practice area above you will be required to undertake necessary training to complete the work 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Paralegal Level 3 standard:

    Level 3 Diploma in Providing Legal Services
    Functional Skills level 2 in maths, English and ICT

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To be discussed at interview.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Legalsolutions4u is a legal consultancy and we are motor trade legal experts who specialise in looking after all aspects of motor law for car dealerships. Legalsolutions4u only acts for car dealerships. We offer an unrivalled service to car dealerships in that we will deal with unlimited issues in relation to consumer disputes, bad reviews on the internet, employment issues, trading standard disputes, financial ombudsman disputes, credit card chargebacks, finance house disputes. There are no tie in contracts and we operate on a rolling monthly basis to give dealers maximum flexibility.

Employer

Legal Solutions4U

Address

UNIT 33

KINGSWAY HOUSE

KINGSWAY

NE11 0HW

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Training

Training provider

DAMAR LIMITED

Contact

Hannah Bennett

Hannah.Bennett@damartraining.com

07540778582

Apprenticeship standard

Paralegal

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Aug 2022