FAMILY LEGAL ASSISTANT / FEE EARNER

Location
Southampton
Salary
excellent salary + benefits
Posted
23 Sep 2016
Closes
21 Oct 2016
Ref
JHS23664
Contact
Jake Hayden Smith
Job Title
Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal 500 practice requires an additional Legal Assistant / Fee Earner for their Family department.

Our client is one of the leading law firms in Hampshire and the surrounding counties. Having been in practice for just over half a century, this outfit now has a string of offices across the South East, in excess of 100 members of staff, and is well-known for its high levels of expertise.  The firm is dedicated to ensuring they adapt and progress in order to continuously meet the needs of their clients, and as such they are widely recognised as a modern, reputable, and market leading law firm.

The Role
We are now seeking a talented and experienced Family Legal Assistant / Fee Earner to join our clients’ well-regarded firm in Southampton. Becoming part of the specialist Childcare team, the successful Legal Assistant / Fee Earner will provide support to senior fee earners within the department in addition to managing a caseload of care proceedings and adoptions, acting for all parties.

A hands-on position suited to a dedicated Family Legal Assistant / Fee Earner seeking to join a well-regarded firm and offering excellent career progression prospects combined with high quality work. In addition, our client offers a competitive salary and benefits including pension, bonuses, generous holiday allowance and lifestyle-related benefits. 


The Candidate
You must be a Legal Assistant / Paralegal Fee Earner with solid experience gained within a reputable Family team.
You must have specialist knowledge of Childcare law.
You will have excellent organisational and IT skills to include a fast and accurate typing speed and knowledge of case management systems.
You will be a team player with first class interpersonal skills across all levels.

FAMILY LEGAL ASSISTANT / FEE EARNER