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Legal Assistant

Employer
Westray Recruitment Group
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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If you have experience of running a caseload, advising clients, attending hearings and progressing matters in Divorce, Child Arrangements and Emergency Applications then this is the role for you!

Our client are a well-established North East firm whom have expanded and developed considerably over the years but continue to uphold traditional values of courtesy, integrity and friendliness whilst providing clients with a cost effective and personal service. Along with a competitive salary, they offer 25 holidays per year PLUS Bank Holidays! Other benefits include yearly eye tests, staff discounts and a great holiday scheme!

JOB DUTIES:

Based within their Stockton-On-Tees office, our client are looking for an experienced Paralegal to join their Family Law Department. This is an extremely fast-paced department and you will be expected to be able to manage your own case load with oversight from fee earners. Good typing and customer service skills are essential for this position.

Further duties include, but are not limited to:
  • To assist the family fee earners in progressing client matters efficiently to enhance the level of service to clients and the department's performance.
  • Meeting with clients
  • Preparing applications
  • Representing at hearings
  • Commitment to developing skills and knowledge in this area.


PERSON SPECFICATION:

The successful candidate will have a keen interest in Family Law, particularly domestic abuse, divorce and private law children matters, as you will be required to attend hearings. You will be customer focused, self-motivated and proactive with the ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Paralegal to join a growing firm and become a valued member of staff. If you think this role sounds right for you, please do not hesitate to apply. Contact Sarah Elliot at Westray Recruitment group today via email at or call (option 4). We cannot wait to speak to you!
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