Paralegal - Family

Recruiter
Plus One Personnel
Location
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salary
£18,000 per annum
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
05 Nov 2019
Ref
1300991391
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Paralegal - Family

Location: Leamington Spa

Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 DOE

Our client is a small, well-established and respected Legal Firm in the local area looking to recruit a Paralegal to support within their Family Private Department. The Paralegal will be responsible for assisting the Associate Solicitor and other Fee Earners within the team. It is essential that the successful candidate has prior experience of working as a Family Paralegal within a professional or corporate environment. This role would suit a diligent and organised individual who is looking for longevity within their next role.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responding to initial new client enquiries and signposting them appropriately
  • Ensure all new matter instructions are logged accurately and uploaded to the firms CRM system
  • Effective diary management for Fee Earners
  • Preparing applications and supporting documents for Court for financial remedy, private children and injunctions
  • Preparing brief to Counsel and court bundles when required
  • Completing Legal Aid, cost and extension applications where applicable in relation to cases
  • On occasion attending Court to sit behind Counsel
  • Maintain accurate filing systems ensuring all client files are updated on a daily basis
  • Carrying out legal research as and when instructed by Fee Earners

Skills & Experience:
  • Minimum of two years' experience working as a Paralegal in a Family Private Department
  • Excellent file management and organisational skills
  • Good communication skills and attention to detail are essential
  • Strong organisational and administration skills are a must
  • Computer Literate - confident user of MS (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

If you are interested in the above role then please apply with your CV or phone Melissa on for a private and confidential discussion.

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