Profile

RPC is a modern, progressive and commercially-oriented City legal services business. At RPC, you can be you. In an environment that’s real. Strikingly real. If you value character over conformity, the unique over the uniform, and ambition over apathy, let’s talk.

For us, success comes from building real-life relationships. Real-life relationships with our clients as much as our people. And it comes from thinking creatively to achieve the best commercial solutions. We thrive in an environment that’s collaborative, forward-thinking and where you’re free to express your personality.

An environment that allows you to make the most of your strengths. So if you’re a creative thinker who wants a career in a firm that values personality as much as professionalism, we want to hear from you.

Apprenticeships

No matter what stage you are in your life, our paralegal apprenticeship scheme in Bristol will help build the foundations of a successful career as a solicitor, with the training and support you’ll need to excel.

Over the course of the two-year programme, you’ll draw upon your own ambitious and enthusiastic personality to develop your skills, learn new ones and grow your legal knowledge. By combining a wide mix of on-the-job and off-the-job training, you’ll gain a qualification (level 3) that can lead you to apply for our solicitor apprenticeships (level 7), or other opportunities at RPC, including qualified paralegal and business services roles.

You’ll spend 20% of your time on off-the-job learning which equates to one day each week to study. Working with our chosen provider The University of Law (ULaw), who are located in the same building as our Bristol RPC offices, we will incorporate any bespoke aspects of learning that we feel appropriate to your training and future success at RPC. Every day will be different. One day you may be working on legal administrative tasks in paralegal teams, such as minute taking and producing data reports. Another day you may be carrying out research for business support teams. 

Salary & benefits

£15,000 (Year 1) £15,500 (Year 2). Our benefits package covers almost everything, from wellness festivals and social events, to extra annual leave, and family and wealth-related rewards.

Requirements

Candidates need to be in year 13 (or beyond), have achieved GCSE Maths & English grades A-C and ABB at A Level (predicted or obtained) or BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Distinction, Distinction, Merit. We are also looking for hardworking and motivated team players with communication skills and meticulous attention to detail to match.

Apply

Apply online by 22 March 2019: www.rpc.co.uk/strikinglyreal

RPC London, UK
05 Nov, 2018
Advanced Apprenticeship
An apprentice within the Finance Systems team would initially assist with categorising the open issues we have in our inbox. This would mainly enable us to determine where there are potential issues, either with Aderant that need to be flagged with them or where we need to provide further training to users on how to use the system correctly. You would also carry out routine tasks related to checking the integrity of our data on a weekly and monthly basis, and also to perform regular administrative duties i.e. the updating of rates or ranks. As you develop your knowledge you would expand out into trouble shooting first tier support queries for the business and getting involved with development and enhancement projects across Finance systems and processes. Finance Reporting An apprentice would complete standard month end financial reporting tasks including running reports and uploading / sharing them to the relevant areas / people . You would also assist with the delivery of other standard reports such as client Management Information (to clients) and internal reporting. You would get involved in the production of firm wide management accounts and team performance reporting. As you develop an understanding of the self-serve areas available to the business you will assist with adhoc queries guiding users to the different areas where information is readily available and on how to use those reports. Over time this would include involvement in ongoing work to improve and streamline the self-service reporting available to the team leaders and individual associates throughout the firm.  You would also be able to assist with other adhoc report queries such as why does this person appear / not appear etc. and also setting up, amending or removing report subscriptions. Duties to include: Finance Systems • Management  of routine requirements such as supporting month end close, maintenance of rates, ensuring integrity of data within the database • Responsible for providing support and training to users of Finance Systems, both within Finance and the business as a whole  • Documentation and script writing of test scenarios for User Acceptance testing of patches, releases and updates to Aderant Expert • Working effectively as a Business Partner to improve Finance processes • Responsibility for dealing with escalated 2nd line support calls from the IT Service Desk  Software Products that will be used: • Aderant Expert – Firm's Practice Management system • Chrome River (Hosted expenses system) • Minisoft ARCS – Credit Control software • Excel Finance Reporting • Management of standard reporting – producing reports and sharing them with the relevant areas of the business • Assisting the business in obtaining the relevant financial information from self-serve areas and dealing with queries • Involvement in production of external client specific management information • Monitoring of an internal mailbox to produce adhoc reports and respond to business requests • Managing subscription reports and setting up new subscriptions/ making changes as necessary  Software Products that will be used: • SSRS • Excel • QlikView (name to be confirmed) • SQL
RPC Bristol, UK
03 Sep, 2018
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Deadline: 22nd March 2019 Location: Bristol Salary: £15,000 (Year 1) £15,500 (Year 2) Our paralegal apprenticeship scheme in Bristol will help build the foundations of a successful career as a solicitor, with the training and support you’ll need to excel. Over the course of the two-year programme, you’ll draw upon your own ambitious and enthusiastic personality to develop your skills, learn new ones and grow your legal knowledge. By combining a wide mix of on-the-job and off-the-job training, you’ll gain a qualification (level 3) that can lead you to apply for our solicitor apprenticeships (level 7), or other opportunities at RPC, including qualified paralegal and business services roles. You’ll spend 20% of your time on off-the-job learning which equates to one day each week to study. Working with our chosen provider The University of Law (ULaw), who are located in the same building as our Bristol RPC offices, we will incorporate any bespoke aspects of learning that we feel appropriate to your training and future success at RPC. Every day will be different. One day you may be working on legal administrative tasks in paralegal teams, such as minute taking and producing data reports. Another day you may be carrying out research for business support teams.