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Paralegal – Family – Birmingham

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Clarke Willmott

19d ago

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Birmingham

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LegalBirmingham

Description

  • We have a fantastic opportunity for a Paralegal to join our reputable Family Team in Birmingham on a full-time basis. This position is a hybrid role, based out of our Birmingham city centre office. As the Paralegal you will have a great opportunity to work with and learn from a talented, supportive, and friendly Family team that comprises of two Partners, a Chartered Legal Executive (Senior Associate) and a Trainee Legal Executive.

Requirements

  • You may have some experience within family law from your academic studies or recent work experience. To be successful in this role, you will have a genuine passion in assisting clients and pursuing a career in this area.
  • You should be proactive and flexible in working both individually and as part of a team, with minimal supervision, and be able to prioritise a number of different projects effectively.
  • Communication will be one of your strong points, both written and oral, and you will be enthusiastic about delivering excellent quality service to our clients.
  • We expect you to be able to use your initiative, and be a forward-planner, anticipating our clients’ needs in advance wherever possible

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • You’ll work on a varied and interesting caseload and provide high quality administrative support to the team. You will help support the team, handling high quality family law matters to include, injunctions, financial matters, divorce, and children matters; our expertise is with professional and high net worth individuals.
  • You will be working alongside our experienced Family team and where possible, be involved with all stages of the case, taking part in client meetings and liaising with clients, counsel, the court and third parties on a regular basis.
  • You will be assisting with casework and case file management, drafting legal documents (with supervision), preparing bundles for trial, assisting with the billing process and conducting legal research on occasion as requested. There will also be the opportunity of assisting in business development projects and attending networking functions.
  • Although this role is primarily a fee-earning role, there are administrative aspects to the role in providing high quality and proactive support to the Family team.
  • This is a busy role, with deadlines to manage and competing priorities, so you will be required to work quickly, accurately, and efficiently and remain calm under pressure.
  • It is an integral part of this role that you comply with information security and all firm policies and procedures.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Birmingham

Benefits

  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • Additional Christmas leave
  • Life Assurance
  • Gym subsidy
  • All the technology needed to excel when working from home.
  • An opportunity to work with and learn from an incredibly talented team