Paralegal Milton Keynes
Family Law Group is an established law firm specialising in all areas of family law including divorce & separation, child arrangements & social services, care proceedings, matrimonial finance & property, mediation, collaborative law, forced marriage and domestic abuse injunctions.
We have an exciting full-time, permanent opportunity for a talented, articulate and driven Paralegal, with specific experience in family law to join our Milton Keynes office. Due to the nature of this role, we are looking for someone who can pick up the work quickly and hit the ground running, as such it is essential that the successful candidate has at least 1 years’ experience working in family law as a Paralegal.
We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.
About the Firm
Our Solicitors are experts in all areas of family law and provide the very best advice to both private and Legally Aided clients. We believe that every client should be treated as if they are our only client, by listening to their concerns, understanding their needs, always being approachable and supporting them through difficult times. We offer our clients a fixed fee wherever possible, to give peace of mind and knowledge in advance of all costs involved.
Family Law Group is a forward thinking, positive and dynamic national law firm with a fantastic commited team and positive culture. The firm is passionate about all areas of family law and providing exceptional quality legal advice.
About the Role
The role will involve providing client and solicitor support within the legal team, attending upon clients, drafting legal documents, attending case conferences and completing direct casework.
We are looking for someone 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 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.
The role is 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.
2:1 Law Degree / CILEX qualifications
Completed or undertaking the Legal Practice Course
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Passion for family law and social justice
Hours of work: 9-5 Monday – Friday
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Benefits: 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, company pension and great company events
To apply for this opportunity, please send in your CV and covering letter demonstrating your passion and determination for a career in family law. Applications can be sent to Marie Stafford, HR Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org