Paralegal Apprentice - Winchester CAPSTICKS SOLICITORS LLP

Our Paralegal Apprentices are integral to the running of our client teams. You are given responsibilities from day one including helping partners and solicitors in all aspects of their casework. Supervision, support and relevant training will be provided.

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

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

  • Working week

    37.5 hours per week. 30 hour working week & 7.5 hours study time, exact working days and hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000228568

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The Apprentice Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to fee earners (Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals) in aspects of their casework
  • Develop and apply knowledge and understanding of the law and the legal procedures and formalities relevant to the role
  • Conduct accurate and timely research, analysis and application of the relevant law
  • Draft legal documentation and correspondence
  • Proof read documents
  • Prepare and draft reports for clients
  • Develop a good working knowledge of the key clients and contacts in their division
  • Take responsibility for planning and organising workload effectively to deliver work in accordance with deadlines, expectations and cost estimate whilst also meeting quality standards
  • Comply with file management requirements and procedures for all matters
  • Apply a clear understanding of ethical concepts to work carried out
  • Respond to queries in a timely manner, always demonstrating courtesy and professionalism

Skills and Experience:

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • 3 A levels at BBC, T level at Merit, BTech Level 3 at DMM or equivalent (112 UCAS Points)
  • A willingness to learn and improve
  • Enthusiasm and initiative whilst undertaking responsibilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • An openness to step in to the unknown and adapt approach when necessary
  • A proactive approach to seeking guidance, support and to challenge where necessary

The training you will be getting

  • Paralegal Apprenticeship - Level 3
  • How the training will be delivered is to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We expect our Paralegal Apprentices to progress on to the Solicitor Apprenticeship and subsequently qualify as solicitors.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

A Level or equivalent Any (Grade BBC) Essential

About the employer

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our nationally recognised housing and regeneration team who primarily advise and assist Registered Providers of Social Housing across the country in the delivery of new affordable housing. Our work covers a broad spectrum including site/unit acquisition, planning and construction advice, procurement and governance advice, future sales (plots and assets), funding to support future delivery, stock rationalisation, commercial leases, auction sales and keeping up to date with relevant legislative and regulatory changes in the sector which may affect or clients. Our team has a real passion to support our clients achieve the best strategic and commercial outcomes ensuring affordable homes are available for the future. We are friendly, approachable and supportive, encouraging our team to develop and gain new skills to move forward with their careers.

Employer

CAPSTICKS SOLICITORS LLP

Address

Staple House

Staple Gardens

Winchester

SO23 8SR

Contact

Hamza Bostan

hamza.bostan@capsticks.com

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Training

Training provider

BPP PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION LIMITED

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

Paralegal

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: 04 Mar 2024