Family Solicitor / CILEX / Locum / Paralegal

England, Essex, Braintree
18 Nov 2021
16 Dec 2021
James Parker
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Contract Type
Full Time

Opportunity in Family for Solicitor/ CILEX/ Paralegal / Locum

Our client, who are a respectable firm in the Essex area are in need of assistance in their family department due to the current fee earner taking a step up in their career. The ideal candidate will be either a Solicitor, Legal Executive, Fee Earner Paralegal or a Locum solicitor and be used to handling their own caseload of private and public family files.

Core responsibilities

  • To act as a fee earner dealing with cases on a daily basis and follow through with the case
  • To deal with Clients, Barristers, Courts and other Solicitors by phone, in person and by correspondence (including e-mail) as necessary to keep them updated of all progress/changes within each matter.
  • To dictate work to secretaries/assistants.
  • Making appointments when required to do so.
  • Advocacy when requested /required to do so.
  • Any other tasks reasonably requested or directed to do so
  • To potentially deal with Legal Aid Hours

Additional info / Benefits

  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5 (1 hour unpaid lunch 1pm to 2pm)
  • After training option of the odd day being work from home, as they work a paperless system.
  • Holidays 20 days plus banks, standard pension.


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