Business Admin Apprentice FAHRENHEIT LAW

Are you that organised person who can help with the smooth day-to-day running of an organisation?If this sounds like you, then we are a Criminal Defence and Family Law practice seeking an enthusiastic office/administrative assistant.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.40 per hour

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 9.00am - 5.30pm - 1 hour break or Tuesday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Reception Duties:

  • Answering the telephone - taking a note of client queries and responding to the same
  • Booking appointments, keeping diaries
  • Advising about consultation and other fees
  • Answering the door - meeting and greeting clients
  • Ensuring Reception area is clean and in order

Office Administration:

  • Assessing publicly funded clients of criteria for scope and means
  • Copying, Emailing, Scanning and Faxing documents
  • Use of social media to promote our services
  • Registering incoming post
  • Electronic filing of documents
  • Time recording files - on law software
  • Prepare time sheets / ledgers
  • Dealing with office utilities / invoicing
  • Ordering Stationeries
  • Deal with Contractors

Casework Support:

  • Copy typing legal documents and attendance notes.
  • Prepare Court bundles - subject dividing papers, labelling, pagination, indexation
  • Typing telephone and other attendance notes
  • File arrangements - using the colour coded filing system for matters
  • Shadowing lawyers in in client meetings
  • Court clerking, taking notes of the proceedings (as may be required)

Practical Legal Research:

  • Utilising both the office library and online resources to undertake research tasks given to her and presenting the results of said research clearly and efficiently

Admin Relevant skills:

  • Communicate in a professional and efficient manner
  • Work effectively in a team
  • Solving problems
  • Able to work independently with own initiative
  • Plan and organise effectively
  • Self-management
  • Understand and apply key information
  • Use ITC skills in a working environment
  • Time management
  • Manage busy and stressful environment
  • Handle difficult clients
  • Acknowledge when to consult with more experienced team members
  • Learn to delegate (on student placement)
  • Use different software
  • Good with numeracy
  • Multi-tasking
  • Experience of working in a legal office (preferred but not necessary)

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administration qualification
  • All training is undertaken online, through a combination of self-paced eLearning and live online classes

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is scope for a full-time role on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

Fahrenheit Law solicitors are Experts in Criminal Defence. We pride ourselves with offering the highest standards of Criminal Defence representation. We also provide the finest legal representation in Civil Disputes, including Housing Disrepair and Family Law. •







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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


Harprit Gill

0203 198 7562

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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