Apprentice Secretary GREY-SMITH LEGAL LTD

Grey-Smith Legal are looking for a professional and organised individual to work within their office in the conveyancing department, providing administrative assistance to fee earners. This is the perfect opportunity to start your administration career in the legal sector and gain experience with a reputable company.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2024

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 - Thursday, 9.00am to 5.00pm. Friday, 8.30am to 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    22 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

To work towards providing professional, efficient, and proactive administration support within the firm. Some of the duties include:

  • Speaking with clients over the telephone and in person
  • Take accurate and complete messages for those who may be unavailable
  • Work closely with the team to gain experience
  • Using case management systems
  • Filing and organising
  • Scanning and copying
  • Updating and archiving files
  • Opening files and arranging files for closure 
  • Maintain neatness and organisation 
  • Assisting Solicitors and staff members with conveyancing matters
  • Arranging and scheduling appointments
  • Diary management
  • Assisting colleagues with any admin tasks

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administration qualification at Stockton Riverside College, the training will be completed in the workplace.
  • Functional skills Maths and English, if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Microsoft Office knowledge, Professional, Ability to be courteous, Good typing skills, Able to prioritise workload, Efficient, Polite


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

About the employer

Grey-Smith Legal, with its four offices located across the Northeast, offers an extensive spectrum of legal services catering to a diverse clientele. Our accomplished team boasts exceptional expertise, delivering straightforward legal advice and assistance for individuals and businesses alike. As the fastest growing law firm in the region, we attribute our success to fostering enduring partnerships with our valued clients, committed staff and stakeholders.




67 Queensway


TS23 2LU

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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


Anna Reeves


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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