Family Paralegal

Recruiter
Sue Ross Legal
Location
Sheffield
Posted
28 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sue Ross Legal are recruiting for a Family Paralegal to join our client's expanding Sheffield based office. You will be joining a niche firm of solicitors that specialises in Family and Care cases. You will be joining a team with a reputation for excellence in its field, and your duties will include; * Opening and closing files * Assisting Fee Earners with case work * Attending meetings with clients to take instructions and obtain signatures * Preparing and progressing case files including completing legal documents * Screening and responding to incoming correspondence and emails * Maintaining time recording and costing records * Ensuring compliance with file management procedures For this role it is essential that you have either a Law Degree or the LPC with a Family Law elective and have experience working as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant in a legal aid family law environment. You should have a working knowledge of the SRA and LAA compliance standards, excellent prioritisation skills and the ability to communicate with clients at all levels. For more information about the above vacancy or for a confidential chat about our other vacancies throughout Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, the North West and the North East, please send your details to us and one of our dedicated legal consultants will contact you. Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please assume that if you do not hear from us within 72 hours that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. May we take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in one of our roles and wish you the very best in your search for employment.
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