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Sector: Business & Admin, Law, Legal

Qualification: Business administrator (Level 3)

Location: Essex

Employer Description

Mullis & Peake is a firm of solicitors based in Romford and Shenfield, providing general legal services, including property, family, private client, dispute resolution and company and commercial.

For the right individual, this is a great opportunity to develop in a range of skills from customer services to general administration and for the successful candidate, this role could lead to career progression in the legal industry.

Vacancy Description

The role is within the firm’s Wills & Probate department

We are currently a department of 9, of which 7 are in a Probate team and 2 are in a Wills team

The role is intended to primarily support the wills team in providing general business and administrative support to the will writers

You will be trained to handle calls and enquiries, respond to pricing enquiries, document preparation, document storage and filing, registrations, file management (electronic and physical), calendar and appointment management and attending client appointments (if/when permitted and subject to it being Covid secure)

Reporting to the wills team leader as line manager (daily supervision) and Head of Department as person with overall responsibility (at least weekly)

Answering Calls

Document management


Business Administration Level 3

English and Maths Functional Skills (If Required)

Course Duration

13 Months

Desired Skills

Good communication skills

Good written English

General computer skills (typing, electronic file management, cataloguing)

Working use & knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Time management & basic organisation skills

Professional manner and able to provide good customer service

Good telephone manner

Ability to work a part of a team

Personal Qualities



Willingness to learn

Excellent Time Keeping

Well Organised  

Working Week

Monday to Thursday 9am to 5.30pm, Friday 9am to 5pm

42 hours


£1,050 per month

£ 12,595 per annum

Future Prospects

•Career progression to become a trained/qualified will writer


Ideally should live locally Possible occasional travel to Shenfield office (travel expenses paid for) Office/desk-based role and frequent PC use, but subject to the lifting of Covid restrictions there may be accompanied travel to people’s homes for the signing of documents (expenses paid for) BS check required (we can arrange)

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