Paralegal in Nottingham

Family Law Group Ltd is an established legal practice 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 opportunity for a Paralegal with family law experience to join our Nottingham office within our Civil Legal Advice Contract team in the family department.

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.

About the Role

The role will involve providing client support within the legal team and serve on our specialist Telephone Advice Contract. Other key aspects of the role include attending upon clients, drafting documents, attend case conferences and direct casework. The role will require some unsociable and flexible working hours including some Saturday mornings.

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.

To apply for this opportunity, please send in your CV and covering letter demonstrating your passion and determination to a career in family law. Applications can be sent to: Catherine Wheatcroft, Marketing Manager, Family Law Group, St Nicholas Court, 25-27 Castle Gate, Nottingham, NG1 7AR or by email to: catherine.wheatcroft@familylawgroup.co.uk