Fieldfisher Llp

Business Administrator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Fieldfisher Llp (Employer)

Damar Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £21,500.00
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm
16 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
30 June 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for ambitious, curious individuals who are motivated for a career in professional services to join the firm in September 2022, with a view to complete a 2 year Apprenticeship in one of our Business Services areas.


What will the apprentice be doing?

The ACE programme is a structured scheme, combining paid work experience with a qualification suited to your chosen area, lasting for two years in length.

Throughout the apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to learn business skills, develop your professional network, gain practical experience and work on exciting projects with experienced professionals who are dedicated to your development and progression.

The Team

The risk and compliance team is responsible for identifying the risks faced by the firm and advises on how to avoid or address them. This covers a wide range of disciplines including:

  • Legal and Regulatory
  • Information Security
  • Data Protection
  • Client Onboarding (in Belfast)
  • Programme responsibilities

Legal and Regulatory

Professional Indemnity claims

  • Litigation/pre-action protocol support and SRA reviews e.g. disclosure, collating files
  • Reviewing and summarising reports
  • Organising paper and electronic files
  • Helping to maintain claims and insurance registers/bordereau
  • Involvement with Fieldfisher insurance (captive insurer)

Risk Management

  • Assisting with drafting/re-drafting policies for review
  • Helping with communications
  • Helping to prepare training e.g. slides, case law
  • Keeping team up to date with new cases/guidance/Code of Conduct/SDT decisions
  • Liaising with Finance department regarding residual client balances queries
  • Managing reports from the Risk portal
  • Responsibility for the day to day management of risk registers
    Statutory compliance

Audit support

  • Cross checking Companies House and SRA records at regular intervals and reporting on differences

Infosec and Data Protection

  • Coordination of client audits and supplier audits
  • Supporting the DPO on DPA/DSAR reviews
  • Ensuring requests are recorded and responded to in time
  • Ensuring data is gathered and sent
  • Contract review coordination
  • Liaising with appropriate teams to provide information and feedback to internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordination of audit meetings
  • Data management of leaver support
  • Coordinating security monitoring reports

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This will be discussed at interview stage 

Reality Check

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all staff, employers and all other partners that we work with to share this commitment.

Skills Required

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-6/A-C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-6/A-C or above) Essential
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