Plus One Personnel
£19000 - £20000 per annum
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Paralegal - Family
Location: Oxford
Salary: £20,000pa

Our client is a well-established and respected Legal Firm in Oxford looking to recruit a Paralegal in to their Family team. It is essential that the successful candidate has previous legal experience and can handle their own caseload. You will be confident, hardworking and a highly-communicative individual who is target driven and can work proactively in a corporate environment.

Main responsibilities:

* Assist with the drafting of legal documents and with the preparation of documentation for clients
* Reviewing and drafting policies and procedures
* Ensure that all tasks carried out comply with the companies policies, procedures and practice standards
* Liaising with clients and organisations either face to face, on the phone or via e-mail
* Undertake file opening and closing processes as required in support of matter progression
* Prepare high quality documentation such as covering letters, presentations, spreadsheets and reports
* Undertake legal research both when requested and on one's own initiative
* Manage your own case load from inception through to completion

Key Skills & Experience:

* A sound understanding of Family Law and processes is essential
* Previous experience as a Paralegal closely supporting fee earners
* Strong organisational and communication skills
* The ability to prioritise and handle a heavy work load in a fast paced environment
* Excellent IT skills and previous experience using CMS

If you are interested in the above role then please apply with your CV or phone Geoff Bridger on 01295 760 362 for a private and confidential discussion.

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