Innovative, determined and dynamic – have you got what it takes to be a successful family lawyer?
Determination - Do you have a passion for social justice?
Commitment and Drive - Do you want start your legal career with a leading law firm which supports growth and progression?
If you believe that you have these attributes, we have the perfect opportunity for you to join our teams in Nottingham or Derby.
Due to internal promotions, we have opportunities for talented and dynamic graduates with a keen interest in family law to join our Paralegal Academy teams in Nottingham or Derby, on a full time, permanent basis. Due to the nature of these roles and the requirement to hit the ground running it is essential that the right person has a keen interest in family law and a drive to succeed and progress.
These roles will involve providing client and solicitor support within the legal team, attending upon clients, drafting legal documents, attending case conferences, dealing with legal aid applications and completing direct casework.
We are looking for excellent candidates who will work diligently and professionally in pursuit of our clients’ instructions. You should be capable of prioritising work in such a way as to ensure that the firm’s caseload is progressed efficiently and so, excellent clerical, communication and administration skills will be required. The role involves other necessary tasks to aid in the progression and management of client cases, including an excellent telephone manner, filing, checking post and preparation of files for archive.
These roles are varied within a busy legal practice and so there will be other duties to perform as required by the firm or your supervisor.
As well as gaining invaluable experience within a professional legal firm, you will benefit from the opportunities provided within a busy team working on a varied caseload in all areas of family law matters.
How it works
These contracts are offered on an initial 1 year fixed term basis and after 1 year they will be reviewed with a view to progressing onto the SQE or another route.
The first year will be a training year, where you will gain incredible experience and mentoring in family law, from specialists in the field.
This would ideally suit those who have just completed their third year and also those seeking to gain as much experience in family law to progress into being a solicitor. We will provide exceptional training.