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Paralegal/Apprentice Solicitor with Jordans Solicitors (Yorkshire)

Employer
Jordans Solicitors (Yorkshire) Ltd
Location
Unity Hall Smyth Street, Wakefield, WF1 1ED
Salary
£161.70 to £311.85 per week
Closing date
2 Dec 2021

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Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
January
Duration
Permanent
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So what are the benefits of joining Jordans solicitors?
  • Gain excellent legal skills without the expense of years of studying and earn a salary at the same time
  • One day off every week (from September 2022) on a consistent basis for you to focus on your studies and off-the-job learning
  • The opportunity to: work alongside experienced lawyers and enjoy direct contact with our clients
  • Gain relevant apprenticeship and other qualifications

We are recruiting for January 2022 onwards for eventual commencement of the SAC in September 2022.

Duties will include;
  • Assisting solicitors with the preparation of documents
  • Taking instructions for and preparing simple wills
  • You will also take initial enquiries from potential clients over the telephone


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Highly organised and excellent written and oral communication
  • IT literate - we operate a paper-lite system as part of our target to reduce our impact on the environment


Personal qualities

  • Keen interest in working directly with clients particularly in Private Client work


Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 A Levels (or equivalent) at grades A,B,Btotalling128 UCAS points and 5 GCSEs at grade 4 including English and maths or equivalent qualifications


Future prospects

  • For those apprentices who show great potential, the opportunity to ultimately qualify as a solicitor


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)
  • BPP have a dedicated team who support students with disabilities, learning difficulties, health conditions and wellbeing. Please contact us at apprenticeshipapplications@bpp.com if you have any queries or would like more

What we will offer you:
  • Generous holidays 26 days plus statutory bank holidays, rising to 31 days plus bank holidays
  • Employee healthcare plan - dentist, optician etc, contributory
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Hybrid work patterns
  • Star fund
  • Life insurance
  • Pension Scheme
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