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Are you looking to for a career as a legal secretary?  Seeking your first steps into an administrative role within a professional and supportive legal environment?  If so, this could be the perfect role for you.  We are looking for an apprentice legal administrator to join our Energy team in our Bristol office whilst undertaking an apprenticeship with Weston College.  

If you are interested in working for a firm where you can truly develop your career then this is the role for you! 

Your duties will include:

  • Organising travel and meetings
  • Assisting lawyers with managing monthly billing procedures, cash collection and credit control processes
  • Dealing with all file management tasks to ensure full compliance with Foot Anstey practices and procedures
  • All ad hoc administration duties such as filing, scanning and photocopying
  • Producing and amending letters/documents/spreadsheets/presentations 
  • Opening and closing files and ensuring all necessary processes are followed
  • Managing diaries

Desired skills

  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload and manage competing priorities.
  • A highly flexible approach and the capability to work well and flourish within a team environment. 
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • The ability to be creative, spot opportunities and contribute new ideas to the team.
  • Good IT skills including: Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Personal qualities

  • Confidence to engage with various stakeholders across the business and not just within the team.
  • An interest in law.
  • A willingness to learn.

Desired qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 GCSE passes at Grade C/4 and above to include maths and English

Future Prospects

We cannot guarantee that there will be a permanent position at the end of the 18 month apprenticeship, however we hope to be able to offer our apprentices opportunities to further develop their skills and progress their career as a legal secretary within the business.


£13,500 per year. The hours of this role are 09:00 – 17.15 Monday to Friday.

Why us?

We believe in helping our clients and people achieve their ambitions, unlocking new and exciting opportunities. Our team of business and legal advisors are motivated by understanding clients' goals and collaborating with them and other advisers to deliver solutions.  

Over our history we've grown from a high-street firm to a significant regional and national player working with leading brands and individuals predominantly across six key sectors: Developers, Energy & Infrastructure, Islamic Finance, Private Equity, Private Wealth and Retail & Consumer. Our strategy of gaining market share through meeting clients' needs, investing in and developing high quality talent and using technology and innovation to enhance our services has led to significant growth. We now operate from seven bases: Truro, Plymouth, Exeter, Taunton, Bristol, Southampton and London.

Our people are critical to our success. We help our employees achieve their aspirations through offering meaningful careers with balanced rewards, which have been carefully designed to focus on personal wellbeing. We offer continual opportunities for support and professional development through our Business Skills Academy and Digital Skills Academy. We believe in empowering each other to achieve and strive to create a progressive and inclusive working environment.   We are open to discussing flexible working patterns for all of our vacancies.


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The recruitment process

We appreciate the time and effort it takes to apply for a role. We will acknowledge your application immediately and respond within 7 days regardless of outcome.  We review applications on a rolling basis and will move to shortlist as soon as possible. Typically we undertake a two interview stage process. Throughout the process you will receive ample information about us and the role.

We were delighted to be awarded the National Equality Standard (NES) in April 2018 and to be re-awarded in 2021.  Promoting diversity and inclusion is one of the cornerstones of our people strategy and we actively encourage applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any characteristics protected by law. If you apply for this role you are encouraged to answer how diversity and social mobility monitoring questions. The answers you provide will remain entirely anonymous and confidential and will in no way impact your application.

If you have any questions about the role or your application, then please contact Debbie Moors on 02380 173042.




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