Legal Administrator Apprentice - £20,000 per annum FREETHS LLP

Freeths have a fantastic opportunity for a legal admin apprentice to join their Sheffield office. You will be working alongside the other legal secretaries and reception team to support the solicitors with administration duties, welcoming clients. The role includes answering the telephone, opening client files and putting together court bundles.

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

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Closing date: 10 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm (1 hour break for lunch).

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 May 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main responsibilities:

  • Answering the telephone
  • Opening client files
  • Organising the post
  • Putting together court bundles
  • Preparing for client meetings
  • General administration duties

Company Benefits:

  • Staff bonus scheme
  • Pension (when eligible to enrol)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays – option to purchase extra days

The training you will be getting

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard with Legal pathways (and if required):

  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Those apprentices who really apply themselves can progress with us, building a pathway to a future career in the legal profession. Freeths have a clear Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy in place and it applies to all aspects of recruitment, employment, promotion and training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4/A*-C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4/A*-C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 x A Levels (Grade A*-C) Essential

Things to consider

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all staff, employers and all other partners that we work with to share this commitment

About the employer

The Freeths Group is one of the UK's leading regional law practices. They offer services to both the commercial and private client across the entire legal spectrum. Freeths operate from offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Oxford and Sheffield. The firm has a wide range of clients throughout the UK with many clients having strong international connections.




129 Norfolk Street


South Yorkshire

S1 2JE

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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


Sabina Adam

07566 289 979

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: 10 May 2024