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Conveyancing Assistant Apprentice TILLY BAILEY & IRVINE LLP

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Senior Conveyancing Executive. The Conveyancing Assistant Apprentice is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative. A-levels are required to apply.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,430.60

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000072284

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties and requirements

  • Assist with incoming post, by finding the relating files and attaching post in readiness for the fee earner.
  • Attend to clients, both in person and on the telephone, and provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the Firm’s standards for client care.
  • Assist in providing updates to Clients, Solicitors and Estate Agents.
  • Update referrers, electronic spreadsheets and portals.
  • Make appointments and arrange meetings as needed.
  • Preparation of Stamp Duty Land Transaction returns.
  • Completion of standard letters.
  • Arrange for all copying to be done.
  • Prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch.
  • Ensure documents are saved in accordance with departmental procedures and files are kept up to date on a daily basis.
  • Ensure client details are accurate and kept up to date on both electronic and paper files.
  • Provide guidance to new and temporary staff when required to do so.
  • Undertake any specific training when required by the Firm and take responsibility for self-development.
  • Ensure Client confidentiality of all the Firm’s and the Firm’s clients’ information and documentation.
  • To contribute as a team member and provide sickness and other absence cover for other members of the team when required.
  • To contribute as a team member in the continual review of efficiencies within the department.

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

  • Level 3 Paralegal Standard at Bede Sixth Form College, 1 day a week.
  • CILEx Level 3 Diploma in Providing Legal Services.
  • 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, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Self-motivation, Flexibility, Confidentiality, Proactive, Able to work independently, Prioritise your workload

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 subject (Grade Pass or higher) Essential

Things to consider

You will need A-levels to apply.

About the employer

We can trace our heritage back 175 years to our Hartlepool roots. We have expanded and developed considerably over the years including the addition of offices in Stockton-on-Tees, Barnard Castle and Wynyard, but continue to uphold traditional values of courtesy, integrity and friendliness whilst providing clients with a cost effective and personal service. We provide expert advice in all legal areas as all of our staff specialise in their individual fields. Clients feel that they are being listened to and are valued. They ultimately have peace of mind in our knowledge and expertise. We build long term relationships with our clients and provide a full service covering all legal issues which may arise throughout your personal and business life.

Employer

TILLY BAILEY & IRVINE LLP

Address

York Chambers

York Road

Hartlepool

TS26 9DP

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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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