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Paralegal Apprentice KAIZEN LAW SOLICITORS LTD

We are looking for enthusiastic and driven individuals with a keen eye for detail to join a growing practice as an apprentice in central Bolton where you will learn and gain essential experience to assist you in your legal career. We pride ourselves in putting the needs of our client and employees first.

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

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Closing date: 13 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,500.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm (1 hour break for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000100894

  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are currently looking to recruit a Paralegal Apprentice to join our team within a busy office environment in Bolton. This role will be an integral part of the Credit Hire, Road Traffic, and financial mis-selling teams.

Assisting the fee earners and Heads of department with the day to day running of road traffic, credit hire and financial mis-selling cases including:

  • Reviewing bank statements
  • Reviewing credit card statements
  • Reviewing tax returns
  • Reviewing wage slips
  • Reviewing profit and loss accounts
  • Liaising with clients to obtain accurate information
  • Liaising with external agents to obtain relevant financial documents
  • Assessing and calculating damages
  • Completing accurate financial position of claimants upon obtaining all relevant documents for Part 7 proceedings
  • Obtaining and reviewing hire rates, medical evidence, and subject access data
  • General administrative tasks

Company Benefits:

Kaizen Law pride themselves in providing a fun collegiate atmosphere for their staff. We are a stones throw from both the town centre and train station and our offices have a relaxation room which comes with television, couches, pool table, food prep facilities and full size prayer room. The firm have a secure gated car park and full CCTV coverage. The firm allows 28 days holidays with 1 day added on per year after 2 years’ service. We offer a pension scheme for all staff and every Friday is dress down.

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

Paralegal Level 3 Apprenticeship Qualification.

  • Functional Skills maths level 2
  • Functional Skills English level 2

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to progress to a full-time paralegal in the litigation department. We offer training contacts to traditional route candidates and are pledged to supporting staff in their career progression.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4/A*-C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4/A*-C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 x A Levels (Grade A-D) Essential

Things to consider

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our apprentices and expects our employer partners to share this commitment and to take appropriate steps to ensure that learning takes place in a safe, healthy and supportive environment.

About the employer

Kaizen Law Solicitors continue to provide the highest level of advice and legal representation to all their clients, achieving the best possible outcomes. Their goal remains the same in each of their specialist practice areas, from highly skilled Credit Hire and Personal Injury team right through to their Financial Mis Selling department. They believe that high-quality legal services shouldn’t be overly complicated or a financial luxury. Kaizen Law Solicitors saw the opportunity to create a community-driven legal practice to represent and serve the people with integrity, professionalism, and excellence.

Employer

KAIZEN LAW SOLICITORS LTD

Address

BRIDGEMAN HOUSE

SALOP STREET

BOLTON

BL2 1DZ

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Training

Training provider

DAMAR LIMITED

Contact

Sabina Adam

Sabina.Adam@damartraining.com

07566289979

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: 13 Jan 2023