Apprentice Legal Assistant

Business Administration

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Date Posted: 15/11/2019

Expiry Date: 28/02/2020

Vacancy reference: 1596406

Wage: £7,917 - 14,942.20 (per annum)

Location: Scarborough, YO11

Apprenticeship Type/Name: Business Administration Apprentice

Working week/hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm Total hours per week: 35.00

Apprenticeship duration: 15 - 24 Months Maximum with future full time position available for the right candidate.

Apprenticeship level: Advanced (Level 3)


Qualifications required:

  • GCSE maths and English grades A*-C or 4-9 (or the equivalent) are essential for this role

Desired skills:
  • Confident computer skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Good communication skills
  • Team worker
  • Self-motivated, reliable and dependable
  • Hard working and willing to learn
  • Ensure confidentiality at all times
Personal qualities:
  • Outgoing personality
  • Confident
  • Friendly
  • Responsible
  • Professional
  • Willing to overcome objectives

Training provided:
The successful candidate will undertake the Advanced Level Business Administrator Standard, together with Functional Skills in maths and English where necessary.


The prime role of the Apprentice legal secretary is to provide direct administrative support to his/her principal to enable them to operate at optimum efficiency. The legal secretary is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.

  • Prepare correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing
  • Administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the office manual
  • Prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch
  • Arrange for all copying to be done, in person, if the office assistant is not available to undertake the task
  • Make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up to date diary for his/her principal
  • Prepare the conference room for meetings as necessary and for the tidying and clearance of the room at the end of the meeting
  • Provide refreshments when asked to do so
  • Provide support to other secretaries as required
  • Provide guidance to junior and temporary secretaries when required to do so
  • Attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care
  • Undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development
  • Ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s and clients documentation and information


Name: Jamie Greening


Phone number: 01723364848

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