Family/ Children Paralegals - Birmingham

Recruiter
Duncan Lewis Solictors
Location
Birmingham
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

Duncan Lewis was established in 1998 and employs in excess of 800 staff and consultants across London and the UK.

Duncan Lewis is LEXCEL accredited and proud to hold GOLD Investors in People Status since 2009, being the first Law Firm to achieve this, and only one of three Law Firms in England and Wales to have achieved GOLD status.

We now require Family and Children Paralegals to be based at our Birmingham Office.

The main responsibilities of the role will include:

• Assisting with casework
• Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases
• Dealing with correspondence
• Maintaining accurate time costing procedures
• Implementing any recommendations made by your supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly
• Ensuring compliance with file management.

Key Skills Required:

The successful candidate must demonstrate passion and experience in a broad range of public funded Children and Family Law.

The successful candidate must have:-

• A strong academic background with a Law degree
• Legal experience as a Child Care/Family Paralegal/Advisor
• Clear understanding and application of Children and Family Law
• Business acumen and the ability to market the Company
• Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office and outlook

Equal Opportunities:

Duncan Lewis is committed to Equal Opportunities and embraces diversity of its staff. The Company strives to ensure that our staff reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, which is reflective at all levels within our workforce.
We guarantee an interview for candidates that disclose a disability and meet the essential requirements for the post.

Please provide additional details in your covering letter, if this applies.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please visit our website l and apply using our online application process.

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THE ABOVE VACANCIES