Experienced Paralegal (Public Law Children) Nottingham

Family Law Group is a leading firm of family law Solicitors specialising in all areas of family law including divorce & separation, child arrangements, care proceedings, matrimonial finance & property, cohabitation disputes, mediation, collaborative law, forced marriage and domestic abuse injunctions.

The firm is looking for an experienced childcare paralegal to join their growing team at our Nottingham office. This role will involve providing client and solicitor support within the childcare team, attending on clients, drafting legal documents (for example Part 25’s and Statements) and completing direct casework. It is essential that the right person has knowledge in family law and a drive to succeed.

We are looking for an excellent candidate 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.  This role will ideally suit someone who wishes to remain at Paralegal level and make the role their own.

In return you will be joining an exceptional team and a firm that has clear values and principles in place to work as a team to enable its lawyers to achieve the best possible outcomes for their clients.

You will be joining a team that is headed up by some of the leading lawyers in this specialist area of family law.

Key Requirements

  • Enhanced knowledge of all aspects of casework and representing parents and children in care proceedings
  • Experience of drafting Statements and Part 25’s
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Passion for family law and social justice
  • Hours of work: 9.00am to 5.30pm, Monday – Friday
  • Creative thinker and not afraid of a challenge

What we Offer

  • Salary dependent upon experience.
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Great company events
  • Employee loyalty schemes
  • Membership of the firm’s Employee Ownership Trust

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