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Legal Support Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships
Inverness, Highland
£ 18,018 per annum
Closing date
30 Mar 2023

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Harper Macleod has been named Law Firm of the Year eight times and was ranked in The Times Scotland Best Law Firms 2022.  Harper Macleod also won SME Employer of the Year at QA's own Apprenticeship Awards 2023. They are consistently delivering excellent results.


Would you like to work for one of Scotland's leading Law Firms? 

Harper Macleod are currently seeking a Legal Support Apprentice to join their firm in Inverness, with the view of them being trained as a Legal Secretary upon completion of their apprenticeship. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop within a business that has supported over 60 apprentices through their qualification in partnership with QA! 


  • Salary - £ 18,018 per annum Working hours - Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm Pension scheme Critical illness protection Life assurance Discounted conveyancing on sales and purchases Discounted eyecare Charity donation through payroll Cycle to work scheme Buy additional leave option Extra holidays at Christmas CSR days Funding for external training Recruitment finder’s fee Additional discounts 4pm birthday finish

Interested? Apply Today!

Main responsibilities:

  • Audio and copy typing using BigHand software (training will be provided) Communicate internally and externally using MS Outlook Update MS Excel documents accordingly Assist with Client and matter opening Handle telephone enquiries in a polite & professional manner within the agreed timescales Participate in ad hoc projects Reception cover on an ad-hoc basis Processing mail General administration including typing, filing, photocopying, scanning 

Desirable skills and personal qualities:

  • Professional attitude and well presented Excellent administrative and organisational skills Excellent communication skills, verbal and in writing Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines Ability to use initiative Attention to detail Experience of dealing directly with clients face to face or by telephone (advantage)

Important Information

QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.” For more information about QA Apprenticeships, please visit our website. Note: This advert may close early if a suitable candidate is found before the advertised close date is reached.


QA Apprenticeships is the first Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated IT apprenticeships provider, as well as 3-time consecutive winner of Apprenticeship Programme of the Year (2012, 2013 and 2014). According to Ofsted, we deliver "world-class" apprenticeship programmes with "exceptionally well qualified" staff. Most of our apprentices "deliver a high standard of work for their employers and exceed expectations, often finding better ways of working and reducing costs".

Why choose QA Apprenticeships?

  • The first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Outstanding
  • 100% of QA apprentices have jobs from day one of their 12–14 month apprenticeship programmes
  • 94% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing; this is 20% higher than the national average (National Apprenticeship Service 2012)
  • We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The Learning Awards 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Leading apprenticeship partner for Microsoft, Oracle, HPE, Cisco and Association of Project Management


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Rath House 55-65 Uxbridge Road

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