Plexus Legal Llp

Paralegal Apprentice - Liverpool - Advanced (Level 3)

Plexus Legal Llp (Employer)

Damar Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,000.00
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 1 hour lunch
24 months (duration)
7 September 2021(start date)
Paralegal (apprenticeship standard)
30 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Plexus Law are recruiting for a Paralegal Apprentice to join our Liverpool office in September 2021. The role offers an opportunity to gain a complete overview of how a leading law firm works by assisting the legal teams with administrative support and office duties.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key role requirements of a Paralegal Apprentice:

- Client Administration (logging post into systems, chasing documents for file handlers, research tasks, contacting court and/or Claimant Solicitors as appropriate)

- Pre-Inception/Inception (take delivery of incoming court proceedings, conflict checks, allocating files to correct handlers, setting up matter numbers) 

 

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

Apprenticeship training:

Apprentices will be taught virtually and assessed with a mix of exams and course work. Learning takes place each week (20%) and involves either a full day of study or two blocks of 1/2 day study per week. 

 

Work related training:

Apprentices will receive a mix of induction/new apprentice training and technical training required to do the role. 

Support is provided to Apprentices from our Talent team, Managers and our dedicated Apprentice Advisors. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

All Apprentices at Plexus start on a two-year fixed term contract however by working hard and demonstrating ability, drive and commitment throughout the apprenticeship, upon successful completion you may be offered a permanent contract ensuring you have further opportunities to continue growing within this exciting organisation. Progression opportunities include promotion to Legal Assistant with further study sponsorship or the Solicitor Apprenticeship route.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Self motivated

Qualifications Required

A Level or equivalent Any (Grade 3 C's or above or equivalent) Essential
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