Solicitor Apprentice with Croftons Solicitors

Recruiter
Croftons LLP
Location
The Lexicon 10-12, Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5FA
Salary
£250.00 per week
Posted
28 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC001550966
Specialism
Legal
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
As a Paralegal Apprentice with Croftons Solicitors, your role will progress, with full support provided, during the apprenticeship.

Initially the duties will be largely administrative supporting our growing, fast moving housing management litigation department.

At the outset the role will include:
  • file opening
  • file closing
  • taking messages
  • chasing clients for instructions
  • preparing management information for clients
  • managing purchase order numbers
  • managing client billing processes

The role will progress into wider legal support, namely dealing with:
  • client enquiries on the telephone and in writing
  • generating court documentation
  • letter preparation.

As you become more experienced, you will carry out more and more aspects of the litigation process, with the aim, over a number of years, to be handling routine litigation matters, preparing statements, and conducting some court hearings.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Efficient administration skills
  • High level interpersonal skills
  • Experience within Outlook and Microsoft packages beneficial


Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Professional attitude and appearance


Desired qualifications

  • Minimum 5 GCSEs grade A*-C (9-4) including maths and English Language
  • 3 A Levels at ABB or equivalent (128 UCAS points)


Future prospects

We have a history of "home growing" our lawyers. We are therefore looking for our apprentices to remain in the business long term and progress. IIP gold employer.

Regular salary reviews based on performance meaning there is an opportunity for pay rise and bonuses.

Things to consider

Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s).

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