Business Admin Apprenticeship @ HARDINGS SOLICITORS LIMITED


Do you want to work for fast-paced and well-established solicitors? Do you want to earn whilst learning? Apply now!

We are a highly successful law firm based in Sunderland. The day to day role includes:

  • The effective processing of all incoming telephone calls including the logging of calls and the conveying of messages
  • Diary management for fee earners
  • The provision of telephone support to directors and other staff members as required
  • Deal with all visitors to the reception area especially new clients
  • Administration of the facsimile, franking and photocopier machines
  • Ensure the tidiness of the reception area
  • Undertake other clerical and administrative duties as may reasonably be required from time to time
  • To deliver messages to the courts
  • Undertake photocopying tasks
  • Prepare post for dispatch
  • Take special deliveries to the Post Office
  • Under the supervision, send Faxes and ensure that any received Faxes are immediately brought to the attention of the relevant fee-earner
  • Return law library books
  • Act as telephonist/receptionist

Training to be provided

  • Business admin level 3 standard
  • In house training to be provided by the employer
  • Functional skills if necessary to be provided by the training provider 

Future prospects

  • Full time position in the company for the right candidate.

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Punctual
  • Efficient
  • Responsible


  • GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4) desirable

Annual wage

  • £10,400 

Working week

  • Monday – Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
  • Total hours per week: 37.5 hours a week

Expected duration

  • 18 Months

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