Legal Administrator Apprentice - £18,000 per annum FREETHS LLP

Freeths have a fantastic opportunity for a legal admin apprentice to join their Manchester office. You will be working alongside the other legal secretaries and reception team to support the solicitors with administration duties, welcoming clients. The role includes answering the telephone, opening client files and putting together court bundles.

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

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

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

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main responsibilities:

  • Answering the telephone
  • Opening client files
  • Organising the post
  • Putting together court bundles
  • Preparing for client meetings
  • General administration duties

Company Benefits:

  • Staff bonus scheme
  • Pension (when eligible to enrol)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays – option to purchase extra days

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

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard with Legal pathways

  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Those apprentices who really apply themselves can progress with us, building a pathway to a future career in the legal profession. Freeths have a clear Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy in place and it applies to all aspects of recruitment, employment, promotion and training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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*-C) Essential

Things to consider

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all staff, employers and all other partners that we work with to share this commitment

About the employer

The Freeths Group is one of the UK's leading regional law practices. They offer services to both the commercial and private client across the entire legal spectrum. Freeths operate from offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Oxford and Sheffield. The firm has a wide range of clients throughout the UK with many clients having strong international connections.




5 New York Street


M1 4JB

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Training provider



Sabina Adam

07566 289 979

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: 03 Nov 2023