Legal Administrator Apprentice KINGSWELL WATTS SOLICITORS LTD

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to start their administration career within a law firm You will work closely with both solicitors and the manager to ensure smooth running of the legal department as well as taking reception duties, Other duties include opening and closing of files and maintaining a written record of work prepared.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Mon-Fri 9.00am - 5.00pm with one hour lunch..

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:

  • To answer telephone calls and deal with routine enquires
  • To undertake conveyancing workflow data entry; to assist in opening and closing of files
  • Arranging appointments
  • Archiving, filing and general administrative duties
  • To greet clients; to assist in the production of type written work from audio, manuscript and dictated instruction received from the fee earners of the practice
  • To ensure that all letters for posting are with reception for no later than 4.30pm each day
  • To maintain a written record of work prepared each day and any other duties reasonably requested which are commensurate with the job description

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator L3 Standard.
  • Own in house training
  • Apprentice will complete training on site and will complete on a weekly basis

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The firm have taken on apprentices previously and some have moved into accounts and onto other roles such as law apprentices. No progression is guaranteed but there is the option of furthering skills in the business on a case by case basis

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental


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

Things to consider

If arriving by public transport, please check bus times before applying. This vacancy may close early if a suitable applicant is recruited.

About the employer

Kingswell Watts Solicitors has been serving Yorkshire and other counties for over 100 years. We are consistent, patient and professional. We give each new case our undivided attention, and we will walk you through each step of the process. We are waiting for your call.






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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Abbey Roche


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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