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Business Administration Apprentice within Law Firm FURLEY PAGE LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP

An excellent opportunity to join a prestigious law firm in their Whitstable office. You will be assisting with the day to day running of the law firm, including covering reception, working alongside the Real Estate and Private Law departments and dealing with many aspects of legal administration.

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Closing date: 14 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    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 - Friday 9am - 5pm Total hours per week: 37.50

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066532

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties: 

  • Receiving and sorting incoming mail
  • Covering reception
  • Preparing letters, documents and forms and arranging their signature and posting
  • Dealing with clients both personally and on the telephone
  • Scanning documents for the team
  • Liaising on the telephone with Solicitors, Barristers, Insurance Companies, Experts and their support staff
  • Manage own work load
  • Diary Management arranging client's appointments, meetings and other work commitments
  • Ensuring the data base and other office systems are maintained and kept in order

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

Business Administration Level 3 

Maths and English Functional Skills if required 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of a permanent position


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C/Level 2 Functional Skills) Essential

About the employer

Furley Page Private Client teams are renowned in the region and have worked for generations of families throughout Kent and the South East. Our clients treat us as their trusted personal advisers. A member of the team is recognised by Chambers HNW for their expertise in private wealth law. Our Private Client team includes a Chartered Tax Adviser and specialists in disputed Wills and Estates. Our French property team includes French nationals and a French National tax expert. Several lawyers are members of STEP, the Society for Trusts and Estates Practitioners, and are subject to a Code of Professional Conduct. Our Head of Elderly and Vulnerable Client services, Nicola August, is an approved panel Deputy for the Court of Protection. Nicola is the only Deputy appointed in East Kent and Medway. Members of our Vulnerable Client team are Accredited Members of Solicitors for the Elderly. Myfanwy McDonagh has been appointed Vice Chair of the Property Section Committee of the Law Society. Our Residential Property team is an accredited member of the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme, which is a mark of excellence for the home buying process. Furley Page's Personal Injury team is made up of Fellows and a Senior Litigator of APIL and our Family law team includes Collaborative Lawyers

Employer

FURLEY PAGE LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP

Address

52-54 High Street

Whitstable

CT5 1BG

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Training

Training provider

EKC GROUP

Contact

Blue Vinall

blue.vinall@eastkent.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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