Office Assistant Apprentice DEANS COURT CHAMBERS

Become a Business Administration apprentice at Deans Court Chambers! This apprenticeship role has a fantastic starting salary, varied duties, and will suit an individual looking to start a career in the legal sector. Apply today!

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

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    9.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Purpose of the role: To assist the clerking team in providing clients with a first-class service, by maintaining the high standards expected by them. The role would suit a dynamic and ambitious individual, looking to begin a career in the Legal Sector.

Key tasks will include:

  • Providing administration support to the clerking team
  • General photocopying duties
  • Scanning and emailing Briefs to Counsel. Printing Briefs for Counsel, received via email.
  • Assisting the I.T manager with I.T tasks
  • Assisting with compiling bundles to send to the court when required.
  • Delivering urgent papers by hand to Solicitors’ offices, where required.
  • Assistance with the preparation of Chambers functions.

The training you will be getting

Alongside your duties, you will also be studying towards the level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship, which includes learning from business administration specialists.

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Business Administration qualification
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if not already achieved)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Training provided by the employer and online with The Apprentice Academy
  • 1 to 1 coaching with an experienced coach

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression is possible whilst learning from the experienced clerking team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working


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

About the employer

Barristers Chambers in Manchester with over 100 barristers, 11 of whom are King’s Counsel. A small friendly team from various backgrounds. Regular team lunches and social events. Transport links include Deansgate Train and Tram station 5 mins walk away.






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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


Maria Grimsley

0161 200 1673

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

You will now be redirected to an application form managed by The Apprentice Academy, who are the training provider working in partnership with this employer to recruit for this apprenticeship.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Aug 2024