Administrator/Receptionist Apprentice GREY-SMITH LEGAL LIMITED

Grey-Smith Legal are looking for a professional and organised individual to work within their office providing administrative assistance to fee earners and working on their reception. This is the perfect opportunity to start your administration career in the legal sector and gain experience with a reputable company.

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Closing date: 10 Mar 2024

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

    Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

To work towards providing professional, efficient, and proactive administration support within the firm. Some of the duties include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients when they attend the office
  • Speaking with clients over the telephone and in person
  • Take accurate and complete messages for those who may be unavailable
  • Work closely with the team in gaining experience
  • Follow established procedures for receiving, documenting, organising and sending out mail
  • Maintain neatness and organisation of the reception desk
  • Filing and organising
  • Scanning and copying
  • Opening files and arranging files for closure 
  • Using case management systems
  • Assisting staff members with conveyancing matters
  • Arranging and scheduling appointments
  • Diary management
  • Assisting colleagues with any admin tasks

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administration at Stockton Riverside College.
  • Functional skills Maths & English, if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Microsoft Office knowledge, Professional, Ability to be courteous, Good typing skills, Able to prioritise workload, Efficient


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

About the employer

Grey-Smith Legal, with its four offices located across the Northeast, offers an extensive spectrum of legal services catering to a diverse clientele. Our accomplished team boasts exceptional expertise, delivering straightforward legal advice and assistance for individuals and businesses alike. As the fastest growing law firm in the region, we attribute our success to fostering enduring partnerships with our valued clients, committed staff and stakeholders.




14 High Street


DL16 6DB

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Training provider


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


Anna Harper

07436 795883

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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