Family Paralegal

FP
Competitive

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a professional Paralegal with family law experience to join a leading firm as they require support to their Civil Legal Advice team based at their Nottingham office. 

This role would suit someone who is able to work in a busy legal practice due to the nature of the role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing client support within the legal team and serving on a specialist telephone advice contract.
  • Attending upon clients
  • Drafting documentation.
  • Preparing and drafting motions, pleadings, judgements, statements, documents and other correspondence. 
  • Performing legal research.
  • Maintaining attorney calendars and case files.
  • Scheduling appointments, court appearances, and mediation/ deposition hearings.
  • Serving as a liaison between the client and attorney
  • Conducting client interviews.
  • Preparing trial notebooks and providing assistance in trial settings.
  • Attending case conferences and direct casework. 
Candidate specification:
  • We are looking for someone who will work diligently and professionally.
  • Be capable of prioritising a workload.
  • Excellent clerical and administration skills.
  • Excellent telephone manner.
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.
 
The role will require some flexible working hours including some Saturday mornings on occasion.

Please get in touch with Gemma Evans, Legal recruitment consultant for further information, or simply click apply to be considered for the role immediately.