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Experienced Public Family Law Paralegal

Experienced Public Family Law Paralegal

We are recruiting a full-time paralegal to assist our specialist child care department dealing with public family law proceedings within our well-established Legal 500 Family Department.

The main responsibilities of the role include:

• Assisting solicitors with casework covering all childcare matters
• Liaising with clients and  attending court hearings with counsel
• Summarising and scheduling evidence and securing experts
• Compiling documents, scheduling diaries and dealing with correspondence
• Legal aid applications
• Maintaining accurate time costings
• Effective legal research
• Ensuring compliance with file management requirements

About the Candidate
The successful candidate must demonstrate experience of a broad range of Family Law, with a specific interest in child care work and a commitment to, and preferably experience of, legal aid. He/she must be dedicated and client focused and have a strong academic background with a sound understanding of the principles of Family Law. He/she must be highly organised and have impeccable attention to detail. This would be particularly suited to candidates who have studied the LPC or BPTC and have undertaken a family law elective.

To apply please submit your application