Administration Apprentice MESSRS LARGE & GIBSON

Are you looking for the perfect opportunity to begin a progressive career within a law firm? If you are organised, motivated and confident in communicating with others, keep reading to find out more about the Administration Apprentice opportunity to support the business departments.

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

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:45 - 17:15

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an Administration Apprentice, your role will cover a range of aspects within the organisation, supporting and learning across all different departments and gaining a great insight to working within a law firm.

Your duties will include:

  • Reception – to be able to confidently welcome visitors into the firm, efficiently answer calls arriving into the practice and transfer to the appropriate person
  • Administration - undertake a supporting administrative role with robust skills in the use of Microsoft Office and any other systems required
  • Social Media - managing the businesses social media pages, uploading online reviews and sharing articles to Facebook and LinkedIn
  • Archiving - maintaining and organising files using an internal archiving system
  • As well as any other ad-hoc duties as required

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • You will complete a 15-month apprenticeship which includes 12 days at the PETA training centre in Cosham
  • You will be supported every 6 weeks with visits from your PETA Learning & Development Coach

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is the possibility for the suitable and successful candidate to move into a full-time role upon completion of the apprenticeship and develop across different business departments

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Be articulate, Be kind and empathetic, Deal with sensitive situations, Mature approach, Be IT savvy, Competent using social media


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

Things to consider

Company Benefits: Free Parking. Pension contribution after 3 months. In-house personal development and training.

About the employer

QualitySolicitors Large & Gibson are a leading law firm in Portsmouth and Hampshire area. We have been serving the legal needs of clients since 1899, when our founder, Arthur Edward Large set up practice in Southsea, Portsmouth. Our outstanding reputation for impartial quality legal advice and expertise in the local area is demonstrated by client recommendations and both loyal and new client base who trust us to deliver the best customer care, prompt assistance and solutions with personal, professional, expert service. We continue to move confidently into the 21st Century, having joined the national legal brand, QualitySolicitors in 2011. Whether you are moving house, preparing for divorce or planning for later life, we promise to make the process stress free, dignified and thorough, keeping you informed every step of the way. We value every client that walks through our doors.







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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Feb 2024