Legal Administration Apprentice

Type: Apprentice
Region: Scotland

Employer description:

Jones Whyte are a modern full service law firm. We offer expert advice on family law, business law, immigration law and personal injury claims.

As a Legal Administration Apprentice within our Estate Planning department, you will work as part of a team that provides legal support to our Paralegals and Solicitors.

??Candidates should be pro-active, have excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to handle a variety of different tasks. At Jones Whyte, you’ll be surrounded by people who will help you achieve your ambitions. You will benefit from the chance to grow and enhance your skills at the heart of our finance department. As we grow, we encourage our employees to grow with us and are continually improving our processes to ensure our employees are supported in all the work they do.

Responsibilities:

  • Processing and scanning incoming mail
  • Printing and preparing outgoing mail
  • Sending Powers of Attorney to Office of the Public Guardian for registration
  • Sending Wills to storage
  • Filing
  • Liaising with and providing administration support for Solicitors and Case Handlers
  • Working with the online case management system, keeping records up-to-date
  • Mailbox management
  • Making calls to clients/other organisations

Desirable skills:

  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • The ability to multi-task
  • Excellent MS Office skills

Salary:

15,000 per annum

Working hours:

Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

Benefits:

  • Company pension scheme
  • 23 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays. Closing over Christmas & New Year
  • Holiday loyalty scheme: Earn an additional 5 days holiday
  • Buy and sell up to 3 holiday days each year
  • Wellbeing support
  • Annual company day out

Future prospects:

90% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing: this is 20% higher than the national average.

Important information:

This vocational apprenticeship comprehensively supports your specific job role with this particular employer. Throughout your learning journey, you are fully supported by your dedicated QA skills coach and your mentor at work. They ensure you settle in, help you develop all the skills you need to be successful in your job role and pass your assessments, and can provide one to one support.

Starting with insights into your current potential, they plan your growth in a programmatic way, close skills gaps with immersive training and ensure what you learn is applicable to what you do. They talk you through the specifics on the qualifications you gain and how they align in particular to your day to day role.

On completion, as well as the valuable work experience you have gained, you get a nationally recognised qualification at SCQF Level 6. 

If you are interested in starting your career and receiving a work based qualification at the same time APPLY NOW!

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