Paralegal

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Worcester
Salary
25000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + Excellent Benefits
Posted
27 Apr 2021
Closes
25 May 2021
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to speak with an experienced Legal Assistant / Paralegal to join our client's growing team in Worcester. Ideally you will have had exposure to a Family Law environment.
There are excellent progression opportunities with this role and also the potential of a training contract.
Responsibilities:
* Seeing Clients, General client management
* Making applications or legal aid and keeping on top of CCMS
* Making any necessary applications on account for payment
* Taking instructions in interview or over the telephone
* Preparing and Drafting Position Statements
* Instructing Counsel
* Researching and Instructing other experts
* Preparing briefs to counsel or letters of instructions to experts
* Part 25 applications and letters of instruction
* Sitting behind counsel
* Observing Senior Fee Earner at court
* Compiling Bundles and ensuring they are always up to date (Electronically)
* Compile blogs for the rota as required
* Attend either in person or via Teams weekly fee earners meetings on a Wednesday at 8.30am
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
* Computer literate.
* Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
* Good general skills in relation to Children/Family Law.
* Very organised.
* Completed LPC/ equivalent

More searches like this