Paralegal Apprentice

Closing Date: 15/01/2023
Contract Contract
Working Hours Full Time
Locations Hartlepool, Stockton-on-Tees
Salary £4.81 per hour for the first year
Company Education Training Collective

Job Description

Brief overview of the role

Grey-Smith Legal are looking for a hardworking and dedicated individual to work within their office providing administrative assistance to fee earners. This is the perfect opportunity to start your career in the legal sector and gain experience with a reputable company.

In this role you will be providing secretarial and clerical support to fee earners in the practice. Duties include but not limited to:

  • Providing administrative assistance to fee earners
  • Open and closing files
  • Inputting new instructions onto the case management system
  • Updating the case management system and data input
  • Providing excellent client care by assisting clients on the phone and in person
  • Carrying out due diligence checks
  • Issuing contracts
  • Dealing with the exchange of contracts under supervision
  • Drafting completion statements
  • Obtaining redemption statements
  • Providing updates and chasing clients/third parties
  • Liaising with estate agents, mortgage advisors and lenders
  • Post completion formalities such as submitting SDLT returns and applications for registration
  • Producing letters to clients using the case management system
  • Diary management
  • Filing, billing, faxing photocopying, sorting post

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Paralegal at Bede Sixth Form College
  • Functional skills Maths & English, if required
  • CILEx Level 3 Diploma in Providing Legal Services

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Working week

40 Hours, Monday to Friday, hours to be confirmed.

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem-solving skills, Team work, Able to work independently, Able to prioritise workload, Able to work under pressure


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
A Level or equivalent Any subjects (Grade A*-C) Essential

Things to consider

You need A Levels to apply due to the nature of the qualification.


Grey-Smith Legal


67 Queensway


TS23 2LU

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