Paralegal - Family Law

Carousel Consultancy Ltd
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Firm

Are you a Paralegal with experience in Family Law?
Do you possess a 2:1 Law Degree (or similar)?
Are you looking for a new, challenging role in a lovely legal firm where you be an intrinsic part of the team?
Then please read on…

We are currently recruiting for Paralegal to join a legal firm in the City who specialises in Family Law; as an experienced, high calibre paralegal you will be required to draw on your qualifications and previous experience in order to hit the ground running!

Ideally with a minimum of 6 months experience in Family Law, you will support two Solicitors on Family matters and will be expected to be able to handle matters from start to completion, with supervision.

Key responsibilities in this Paralegal role will include:

  • Handling matters such as: Divorce and financial remedies (experience in high net worth cases would be an advantage)Pre-nuptial agreements, Private law children matters and Domestic violence
  • Drafting briefs to Counsel
  • Preparing court bundles
  • Clerking
  • Liaising with clients and third parties
  • Drafting pleadings, client, interparty and other third party correspondence

Key qualifications, experience and skills required for this Paralegal role:

  • A 2:1 Law Degree or similar
  • Successful completion of the LPC would be an advantage
  • Previous experience in a Family Law role with experience / knowledge of divorce and financial remedies
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to confidently liaise at all levels
  • Good time management skills with the ability to complete workloads to strict deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong PC skills
  • Professional and conscientious team player

If this sounds like the role you have been looking for and you would like to be considered for the position, please submit your CV in Word format (not PDF) as soon as possible.

Thank you for reading this job advertisement. Please only apply for this position if you meet the required skills and experience criteria and your CV is free from errors.

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