Legal Administrator and Business Apprentice OCEAN PROPERTY LAWYERS LTD

GREAT POSITION! Ocean Property Lawyers are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, well organised and capable Business Administrator Apprentice to support the busy residential conveyancing team in a wide range of administrative duties. This is a great opportunity to start your career in business, APPLY NOW!

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Closing date: 10 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £256.12 per week (£6.83ph) Approximately £13,300 per annum

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm with 1 hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will support the residential the conveyancing teams in a wide range of administrative duties.  

  • Providing fee estimates, opening files, producing standard and ad hoc correspondence, ordering searches 
  • Handling telephone enquiries, correspondence & emails to provide updates and information.
  • Drafting and amending letters and legal documents 

*Working as part of an office team to provide an efficient and friendly service to our clients” 

  • Take guidance to proactively deal with matters, ensuring clients, estate agents and all interested parties advised of developments at all stages 
  • Liaising with staff from other Ocean group companies 
  • Reporting on contracts to clients
  • Liaising with other law firms and estate agents when involved in transactions
  • Develop knowledge and skills for referral of all Ocean services and ensuring an exceptional customer experience. 
  • Providing assistance to the office conveyancer as required 
  • Protecting clients' interests at all times, while taking precautions against potential fraud and money laundering 
  • Ensuring adherence to service level agreements, ensuring clients’ expectations are met, updated as necessary 
  • Supporting all team members in providing an exceptional customer experience

Full training will be given in order to complete the above duties to the best of your ability. Boom Training will also provide guidance and support with your apprenticeship work.


The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administrator Standard, which includes:

  • Modules covering Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours in Business
  • You'll have a personal tutor to guide you through your training
  • You will attend 1:1 sessions with your tutor every 2/3 weeks
  • End Point Assessment (online)
  • Occasional group classes with other learners
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths & English if required
  • Business Administrator Certificate from IFATE and City & Guilds

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What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

At the end of the apprenticeship we would be expecting to offer full time employment with potential for career progression in the future.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Punctual, Enthusiastic, Reliable, Committed, Confident


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

Things to consider

Ideally start by 1st July

About the employer

Residential Conveyancing – sales, purchases and re-mortgages




275 North Street




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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


Amy Gould


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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