An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Business Administration Assistant, ideally with some administration experience to join one of the longest established law firms. The role will offer practical administration experience whilst running simultaneously with an apprenticeship in Business Administration which the company will support.

Key Responsibilities

Vacancy description


  • To undertake administrative duties within the department whilst working towards a qualification in business administration

Main Duties:

  • Opening files on practice management system
  • Undertaking Solicitors Regulation Authority checks on law firms
  • Photocopying
  • Corresponding with clients and/or other law firms by e-mail, letter or telephone to maintain file progression
  • Ordering property searches
  • Preparing completion reports and submitting to client
  • Applying to Land Registry to register completed documents
  • Scheduling completed documents and forwarding these to client
  • Closing and archiving files and updating computer systems

This is not intended to be an exhaustive or definitive list, you may be required to carry out other duties as required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good control of diary systems
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Good typing skills
  • Efficiency and good organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

  • Five GCSEs including maths and English at grades A-C/8-4 or above or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Upon completion of the apprenticeship, there is potential to be made a full-time member of staff

Essential Criteria