Paralegal / Junior fee Earner - Family - Manchester

Workshop Recruitment
£18000 - £24000/annum
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Paralegal / Junior Fee Earner - Family - Manchester

£18,000 - £24,000 + Benefits

Well established legal firm in Manchester is seeking a paralegal or junior fee earner to support senior fee earners dealing with a mix of privately funded, publicly funded and public child law family matters, whilst also running a small caseload independently.

The caseload will consist of matters relating to ancillary relief, divorce, pre-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, cohabitee disputes, civil partnerships, domestic violence, mediation, child arrangements relating to living/time spent, parental rights and prohibited steps.

- Supporting the caseload of more senior fee earners within the department.
- Running a small caseload of matters independently, with appropriate supervision provided as necessary.
- Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
- Engaging in marketing / networking activities.
- Involvement in mediation processes.
- Liaising with counsel regarding court litigation.
- Appropriate administration for the caseload.
- Attending to clients.

Desired skills and experience:

- Paralegal experience essential.
- Experience within family law desirable across all areas of family / child law.
- Experience of using case management system.
- Ideally with knowledge of public funding criteria.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please contact Peter at Ashville Knight on (Apply online only) or email (Email Removed)