Bond Adams Llp

Legal Administrator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Bond Adams Llp (Employer)

Damar Training (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £270.79
36.25 hours per week Monday to Friday 36.25 Hours Per Week
18 months (duration)
15 March 2021(start date)
Business Administrator (apprenticeship standard)
9 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for a Legal Administration Apprentice to assist with the day-to-day operation of the office and provide a support service for colleagues. Some of the important duties that include: answering telephones, arranging meetings, composing electronic correspondence, undertaking admin duties for staff and managing filing systems.

Responsibilities

  • Using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Office, to produce correspondence and documents and maintain presentations, records, spreadsheets and databases
  • Supporting legal professionals with the administration of Immigration matters and other aspects of law
  • Taking enquiries over the phone and other Reception duties
  • Devising and maintaining office systems
  • Using content management systems to maintain internal databases
  • Liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts
  • Maintaining stationery and equipment
  • Undertaking administrative tasks such as ordering equipment / stationery supplies, and reporting and rectifying faults and enquiries
  • Sorting and distributing incoming post, and organising/sending outgoing post
  • Photocopying and printing various documents on behalf of colleagues
  • Filing legal, administrative and financial documents in date order
  • Scanning documents to various computerised systems
  • Ensure all files are regularly maintained and are in accordance with our policies on file maintenance
  • Ensuring the office environment is free from hazards and identifying potential issues

DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES

  • Effectively manage caseload and deadlines
  • Conduct business development and marketing activities
  • Attend meetings
  • Take telephone calls and/or messages as well as calling third parties
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Fully conversant with Word, Outlook and Excel and used to working with computerised case management systems and any other IT systems/software
  • Assist colleagues with their fee earning work
  • Typing from dictations using an online portal
  • General drafting of documents
  • Completing forms
  • Attending Court, conferences and other business related activities

Future Prospects

  • Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, there would be the opportunity to discuss the possibility of progressing onto the Paralegal Level 3 programme

Reality Check

  • Bond Adams are fully supportive of developing their staff and have an Investors in People Silver award
  • Workplace pension after 3 months. £13,000 p/a. 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Perkbox membership
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday, 8:45am - 5:00pm

Skills Required

  • Good organisation skills and timekeeping are critical.
  • Good time management
  •  Prioritise tasks to meet multiple deadlines
  • Commitment to both study and work
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Discretion (Compliance to the General Data Protection Regulations Act 2018)
  • Confident with IT and computer packages
  • Accuracy and good attention to detail
  • An ability to remain calm

Qualities Required

  • Organisational Skills
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication
  • Intelligence
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Honesty, Ambition and a Strong Work Ethic
  • Positive can do attitude towards service delivery
  • Understanding the importance of working in a legal practice
  • Punctuality is critical

Qualifications Required

  • Minimum of 4 GCSEs, including English & maths
  • A-Levels or equivalent

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Standard (with Legal Pathway)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths
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