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Apprentice Paralegal

Apprentice Paralegal

Posted 16 October by Morgan Parkes Recruitment Limited
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Job Title: Apprentice Paralegal

Salary: £17 - £18k

Location: Solihull

Hours: 37.5 hours Monday - Friday 9:00-17:30

Description

Solicitors practise based in Solihull specialises in 'Private Client’ work ie: writing wills, dealing with the administration of estates, obtaining probate, setting up trusts and other work related to this area of law.

Due to the progression of our current apprentice vacancy has arisen, for a keen person to become our next apprentice paralegal. The role is customer facing and involves dealing with clients and administration of files. The right person will have an interest in law, a good eye for detail and will present themselves smartly and confidently.

The apprentice will support the directors and the team.

Key Duties:

  • General administration duties for the office including answering telephone calls
  • General reception duties including welcoming clients
  • Booking meetings
  • Talking notes in meetings
  • Letter writing
  • Managing files
  • Legal research
  • Drafting documents and proofreading
  • Liaising with clients

Key Skills/Experience Required:

  • Administration and IT skills, use of Word & Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisation
  • Ability to tackle multiple tasks and work under pressure
  • The ability to work in a team
  • Legal research skills
  • An eye for detail to analyse information and data
  • Proofreading skills/spelling
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to understand clients needs

Personal Qualities

  • Can do attitude
  • Confident
  • Keen to work in law

Qualifications /Minimum requirement

  • GCSE grade 6/B or above in English language and maths
  • At least two A levels grade B or above
  • Law A Level preferred

For more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please email your CV or call the office.

Morgan Parkes Recruitment Ltd operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the UK. We operate a strict equal opportunities policy.

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Required skills

  • Administrative
  • Apprenticeship
  • General Admin
  • Legal
  • Reception

Reference: 41198188

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