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Administration Assistant

  • Apprenticeship
  • Extended Areas
  • Manchester

AGI Criminal Solicitors

Apprenticeship Qualification:     LEVEL 3 Business Administrator

How long does it take?     16 – 19 MONTHS

Who is it with?     A G I Criminal Solicitors

Where?     489 Chester Rd, Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester M16 9HF

Working Hours:     9.00 – 5.30PM

Weekly Hours:     37.5

Hourly Rate:     Minimum Apprentice Rate £4.30 per hour

Reporting to:     Company Director                                      

About The Employer:                                  

An Opportunity for an Administration Apprentice, in a Solicitors firm in Manchester.  We are Solicitors Firm that undertake Criminal Work, Immigration, Mental Health Law, Prison Law & Public Law.

About the Role:

Opportunity for a Young Person to work within a Solicitors Firm to learn day to day business administration with the opportunity also to undertake some legal work.

And DAY to Day?

  • Managing the incoming calls, Logging Calls
  • Handling of incoming and outgoing post
  • Client file maintenance, including accurate filing of correspondence and other documents on individual files
  • Diary Management
  • Arranging appointments
  • Basic Bookkeeping
  • Setting up conferences
  • Support to fee-earners
  • copying and/or scanning of documents and creation of document bundles for counsel and court hearings (including e-bundles)
  • File opening (on case management system and paper files)
  • File opening checks, including ensuring engagement letter issued and on file, ID documents requested, and checks carried out
  • File closure and archiving, including ensuring completion of archiving forms by fee-earners and heads of departments
  • Office stationery – maintaining an inventory of stock of office stationery and office equipment, conducting regular stock checks, and preparing requests for replacement supplies.
  • Client meetings – regular checking of room booking diaries to ensure that client meeting rooms are cleared of papers, used cups etc. and tidied ready to receive clients. Offering and preparing tea, coffee, and water for clients.

You will study towards the level 3 business administration qualification. As time goes by, there will be the opportunity for the apprentice to develop and for the ideal candidate to progress training as a paralegal.

About you?

  • Must be enthusiastic
  • Willing to help
  • Be willing to work in a Team

You’ll need to have/be:

  • Communication skills
  • Patience to handle phone calls
  • Multitask
  • IT skills
  • Be willing to learn how to use Teams/Zoom/Word/ Excel

Qualifications:

  • GCSE – English and Maths (Grade C or above)

And the Long-Term Opportunities?

As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.

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