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Legal Administrator Apprenticeship ROYDS WITHY KING EMPLOYEE SERVICES LIMITED

We are currently looking for a Conveyancing Assistant to join our team in Oxford. The ideal candidate will be able to provide an efficient and effective administrative support to the conveyancing team in which you work, enabling the team to function effectively and achieve its objectives.

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

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000082938

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage an administrative workload under the guidance of fee earners.
  • Provide administrative support to fee earners including file-opening, telephone management, document production (incl. audio-typing, managing voice recognition procedures and outsourcing providers), filing/ archiving, photocopying, email management, online portal management and dealing with post.
  • Draft documents and bills, under supervision, using appropriate precedents and templates to accurately reflect fee earner instructions.
  • Undertake basic legal processes, under supervision, such as assisting to process cases through portals, obtaining relevant documentation, arranging case meetings, arranging funding, liaising with the court, completing relevant forms and processing monies.
  • Manage the post-completion process.
  • Correspond with clients as required through telephone, email, letter and face-to-face.
  • Providing excellent client service at all times and adhere to the firms Client Experience (CX) principles.
  • Learn firm policies and business processes, ensuring compliance particularly with regards to confidentiality, security data protection and file retention and destruction requirements.
  • Deal with new enquiries for the department.
  • Provide administrative support for business development and marketing activities including booking facilities and refreshments, booking specialist, preparing presentation materials and associated marketing documentation.
  • Update the CRM system to input data and manage the client information through the system including adding contact details, referrals and new clients. Act as a super user for the system.
    Support fee-earners by acting as a point of contact for 3rd parties (such as agents, referrers, experts and other solicitors), responding to enquiries and building a good rapport.
  • Act as an ambassador for the firm at all times.
  • Build relationships with the team and clients based on trust.
  • Coordinate team activities such as meetings, training or social activities.
  • Make effective use of the relevant firm IT systems, working efficiently and streamlining processes where possible.
  • Input into procedural changes, making suggestions for improvement and efficiencies.
  • Take ownership of small projects where appropriate.

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

  • Business Administration Level 3 with legal pathways
  • Functional Skills level 2 in maths, English and ICT

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Over a number of years, we have developed a robust and transparent framework which shows you exactly what you need to achieve in order to grow your career at the firm. This isn’t just about hitting KPIs.

The framework helps you to understand how your contribution and behaviours are woven together to create the basis for your progression in the firm. From secretary to partner, you can see exactly what is expected of you along the way.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

We’re RWK Goodman – a Top 100 Law Firm with ambitious plans for growth; committed to providing the best opportunities for our people and making a real difference for our clients and communities. Our vision is to be the law firm that clients want to work with and people want to work for. We know our people are our greatest asset and are committed to creating a positive environment where colleagues can thrive and fulfil their potential. As part of this, we give you the power to own your own development, supporting you to drive your career in the direction you want to take it and celebrating your success along the way. A career with us also means you will be looked after. We keep a keen eye on your personal well-being and support your learning and development. Our team is open and approachable, making it easy to develop your specialist knowledge, expand your network of key contacts, and advance up our career ladder. Our people are experts in their field, so joining our team means you’ll be part of our network of diverse and talented colleagues, get to work at the forefront of our industry, and have exposure to high quality work.

Employer

ROYDS WITHY KING EMPLOYEE SERVICES LIMITED

Address

Godstow Court, Minns Business Park, 5 West Way

Oxford

OX2 0JB

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Training

Training provider

DAMAR LIMITED

Contact

Hannah Bennett

Hannah.Bennett@damartraining.com

07540778582

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Oct 2022