Business Administration Apprenticeship MESSRS HENRIQUES GRIFFITHS & CO

We currently have an opportunity for an office junior to join our well established solicitors. As a Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice specialising in business support, you will work closely with and assist all our teams in maintaining files, communication and support. You will also be scheduling and booking meetings for clients with an acting solicitor.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Performance increase after probationary period of 6 months.

    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 to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with clients by responding to telephone and email enquiries
  • Scheduling and booking meetings for clients with acting solicitor
  • Organising and managing paperwork, including scanning and photocopying
  • Drafting emails by dictation and develop copy typing skills
  • Keeping up-to-date records of all existing and previous cases both electronically and physically
  • Placing orders, checking goods received against delivery notes and maintaining stores in a tidy condition
  • Maintaining and updating files, Deeds and Wills Register and locating and delivering documents from archive the fee earners as required
  • Assist with post
  • Cover Reception, answer the telephone take messages and convene appointments, receive clients and visitors upon arrival.
  • Support the Accounts team as appropriate with ad hoc administration tasks as required
  • To be responsible for own safety and not endanger that of colleagues or visitors to the work place
  • Undertake any other ad hoc duties as required

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

Next Level Training will provide comprehensive training and support throughout your 16-month apprenticeship period. This includes:

  • Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard (14 months + gateway period)
  • Functional skills development in English, math, and ICT (if applicable)
  • Employability skills training
  • Workshops and training days at our academy and online
  • Tutor-led workplace assessments and ongoing support

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Your primary responsibility will be to provide support on various aspects to the management team. This position offers a pathway to eventually becoming a full-time staff member

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills


GCSE or equivalent 5 other passed GCSEs - any subject (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subjected (Grade A* to E) Desired

Things to consider

This company offers many benefits for long term service such as continual development, free parking, pension, free eye-care and a bus scheme. 23 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

About the employer

Henriques Griffiths was established in Bristol in 1973. Today, we have two offices that service business and individual clients across England and Wales. We like tradition; and we like new. Our firm has grown because of a reputation founded on many years of working within our local and wider communities; we continue to grow because we deliver modern legal services that match clients evolving needs.







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Training provider



Ellie Stone


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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