Business & legal Administration Apprentice SLS SOLICITORS LIMITED

As a Business and Legal Administration Apprentice, you will play a crucial role in supporting the day-to-day operations of our firm. This apprenticeship offers a diverse range of responsibilities, allowing you to develop essential skills in business administration and legal support.

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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 - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Answer incoming phone calls professionally and direct them to the appropriate team members
  • Managing and distributing incoming post
  • Respond to emails promptly, demonstrating effective written communication skills
  • Perform general administrative tasks, including filing, photocopying, and other duties as assigned
  • Collaborate with team members to complete administrative work efficiently
  • Utilise in-house systems and databases, including CRM, to manage and organise information
  • Diary Management - schedule and coordinate meetings for both File Handlers and clients
  • Handle inquiries from clients and provide necessary assistance
  • Assist in handling files, and as proficiency grows, take on additional legal duties

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administration (Level 3) qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • All learning is studied through a combination of live online classes and self-paced eLearning

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Training and Development:

The successful candidate will receive comprehensive training in business administration and legal support. As you progress, you will have the opportunity to take on more advanced legal responsibilities, providing a clear pathway for professional growth and a possible position within the firm.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

Minimum education: GCSEs or equivalent. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Strong organisational abilities with attention to detail. Proficient in using basic office tools (Microsoft Office, Outlook, etc.). Ability to adapt and learn Professional demeanour Positive attitude – Positive growth mindset

About the employer

SLS Solicitors is an independent law firm based in Manchester. We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as a Business and Legal Administration Apprentice. This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience in both the business and legal sectors, providing a solid foundation for a successful career.




SLS Solicitors

Chapel Road



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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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