Family Paralegal - Leading UK Firm

6 days left

London (Greater)
Dependent on experience
27 Apr 2022
25 May 2022
Job Title
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
Contract Type
Full Time

The Client


We are working with a leading UK Firm based in London. They are looking for a Paralegal to join their Family Team.


The Role


Typical tasks may include:


  • Managing own caseload
  • Undertaking day to day client meetings, taking detailed instructions
  • Giving basic, clear advice on all aspect of family law
  • Opening and maintaining accurate and neat files in accordance with office procedures
  • Applying public funding(legal aid) eligibility tests and completing public funding (legal aid) applications where appropriate
  • Using case management system to open and close files
  • Confirming instructions and advice to clients in writing
  • Conducting negotiations with other parties
  • Drafting court applications (including divorce petitions, statements, child arrangements, non-molestation, injunctions etc
  • Ensuring that all time spent is recorded
  • Ensuring that all case-loads are progressed, closed and billed as appropriate
  • Referring matters to other practitioners within the firm as appropriate
  • Complying with Specialist Quality Mark requirements as appropriate
  • Undertaking training and development
  • Adhering to monthly targets
  • Undertaking such other tasks as required by the Directors
  • Assisting other fee earners with complex cases and billing
  • Inputting of information on the CCMS system



  • Ideally previous experience in a private practice Family department
  • Excellent academics and LPC completed
  • Knowledge of Legal Aid is desirable
  • Strong client facing skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good communication skills


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