Legal Administrator Apprentice


A fantastic role where you will be providing comprehensive administration support to the Firms Family function, working closely with Departmental Management Assistant (DMA) and PA. Full training and allocated mentoring will be given to the successful candidate.

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Weekly wage


Total hours per week

35 hours

Expected duration

18 months

Possible start date

10 Jan 2022


Our Family practice is one of the largest in the North West and includes partners who consistently rank among the best lawyers in The Legal 500 and Chambers.

Our team of trusted advisers work with high-net worth individuals, business leaders and well-known figures from the world of sport, media and entertainment.

We support on various family matters, including pre-nuptial and cohabitation agreements, divorce proceedings, dissolution proceedings in connection with civil partnerships and financial settlement on divorce/ dissolution, family arbitration, issues arising from cohabitation breakdown and children matters including living arrangements, relocation and financial provision.

Our lawyers are highly regarded for their ability to give clear and transparent advice on any financial issue your family may encounter. We are experts in creating wealth protection
strategies and resolving issues concerning business interests, extensive pensions, trusts and offshore assets.

Also, we advise on international family law including matters relating to divorce, financial settlements, and children. We regularly work with a network of other professionals including translators and lawyers in Europe and worldwide to help us provide the best possible service.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting the DMA and PA tasks – bills, debts, diary management, training requirements, scanning, filing, record keeping for team, general admin, and working with DocuSign
  • Assisting in the administration of the team’s financial transactions, dealing with incoming invoices and arranging for payments out to third parties, developing an understanding of legal accounts systems
  • Assisting in the management of the team’s workload diary, ensuring that all key deadlines are recorded, notified to fee earners and updated as applicable
  • Assisting with ad hoc administration: dealing with post, opening and closures of files, archiving files, ensuring that file structures are strictly maintained and undertaking conflict searches as necessary
  • Developing towards producing correspondence and maintaining a high level of accuracy in accordance with Firm’s House style and Best Practice Guidelines, proof reading and correcting the quality of your work without prompting

Behavioural Competencies:
Readily offer assistance to support colleagues and willingly accept tasks when required
by the team.
Be proactive and display an enthusiastic, positive and solution orientated attitude even when under pressure and to encourage the same from others.
Work positively and willingly with colleagues and other departments to ensure total quality of service to our clients, developing a good team spirit.
Act in a professional and responsible manner at all times.
Actively promote, action and work within the policies, procedures, regulations and codes of conduct of the Firm.

Working week

Monday to Friday (pattern to be agreed).

35 hour per week

Date posted

24 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


  • The successful candidate will be positive, committed and willing to learn
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a calm, courteous and friendly yet professional manner
  • Ability to use initiative and take responsibility/ownership for tasks and work as part of a team is essential
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and a reliable and flexible approach to tackling a wide variety of tasks is required
  • Good general IT skills and willingness to learn how to use new programmes
  • Ability to work in a confidential environment
  • An interest in starting their career in an administrative support role
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced professional legal environment


5 GCSE's Grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) including maths and English (or the equivalent).

Personal Qualities

  • Professional
  • Personable
  • Organised

Future Prospects

To be discussed at interview.

About the employer

Brabners is a Top 100 Commercial Law Firm with a 200-year heritage based in the North West with offices in Liverpool, Manchester and Preston. We are a forward-looking organisation with a reputation for quality legal services. We are a commercial law firm – our people are entrepreneurial and independently minded, our focus is on ambitious businesses and their owners, and our approach is outcome-based and practical.




Horton House
Exchange Flags
L2 3YL

Training provider

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Standard (with Legal Pathway)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths, English and ICT

Training framework

Business administrator

Training provider

Damar Training


Sabina Adam

07566 289 979

Application instructions

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Application closing date: 03 Jan 2022

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