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Paralegal Apprentice Vaux Fletcher Solicitors

Vaux Fletcher Solicitors are looking for a hardworking and dedicated individual to work within their office. This is the perfect opportunity to start your career in the legal sector and gain experience with a reputable company.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20

    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 to 5.00pm. 1 hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000059230

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

New Case Duties

  • Providing quotes and estimates for standard transactions.
  • Processing the receipt of new instructions.
  • Entering new clients and cases onto the case management system.
  • Receiving client ID documents, completing ID forms, scanning onto the case management system.
  • Preparing a sale contract and supporting protocol documents.

Case Progression duties

  • Assessing title, filed plan contract documentation and raising enquiries on purchases.
  • Commissioning searches and interpreting the results.
  • Preparing transfer deeds.
  • Obtaining quotes for indemnity insurance.
  • Checking mortgage documentation.
  • Exchanging contracts under the Law Society’s Standard formula for telephonic exchange.
  • Completing transmission request forms for submission to the Accounts Department to send purchase and redemption monies.

Post Completion Duties

  • Documenting Priority Periods for registration.
  • Payment of Estate Agent’s fees and proceeds of sale.
  • Submitting applications for registration to HM Land Registry.

Commercial Property

  • Dealing with all contractual matter of leasehold and freehold property transactions and sale and purchase of businesses.

Private Client

  • Opening wills files, preparing and sending client care letters with questionnaire.
  • Obtaining wills instructions, drafting and executing wills, keeping and archiving records.
  • Taking Lasting Power of Attorney Instructions, dealing with capacity issues. 

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

  • Level 3 Paralegal at Bede Sixth Form College.
  • Functional Skills Maths & English, if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Adaptable, Time management, Enthusiastic

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
A Level or equivalent Any subjects (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

You need A Levels to apply due to the nature of the qualification.

About the employer

Vaux Fletcher Solicitors provides private client services and wide ranging commercial legal support to businesses of all sizes and sectors. No matter what your legal position, whether you are a Director of a multi-national company, a sole-trader or an individual needing legal guidance, our highly experienced team believes in cutting through jargon to provide clarity and certainty, and delivering practical, out-come driven solutions tailored for your needs.

Employer

Vaux Fletcher Solicitors

Address

14 BAKER STREET

MIDDLESBROUGH

TS1 2LH

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Training

Training provider

THE EDUCATION TRAINING COLLECTIVE

Contact

Anna Harper

anna.harper@the-etc.ac.uk

07436 795883

Apprenticeship standard

Paralegal

Level 3 (A level)


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