Private Client & Family Paralegal (12 Month FTC)

£22000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
19 Jan 2023
16 Feb 2023
Gayle Woolf
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a recognised full-service law firm based in Windsor. The practice is seeking to appoint an experienced Legal Assistant Paralegal Fee Earner to support the Private Client and Family department on a 12-month FTC.

Private Client & Family Law Paralegal
£22,000 – £25,000 

The current team consists of two experienced Private Client and Family fee earners. 

This is an opportunity that offers great prospects towards a full-time fee earning role and a route to eventual qualification as the position could be made permanent.
The department deal with an array of matters including:
  • High net worth individuals
  • Drafting of complex and simple wills and tax planning and its related advice
  • Lasting powers of attorney
  • Court of protection work
  • The administration of estates and trusts

The role will involve drafting your own simple wills and completing Lasting Powers of Attorney documents as well as supporting the fee earners with general administration work to ensure the team operates smoothly and efficiently:
  • Completing file-opening/closing, and other compliance routines
  • Taking and making client and other telephone calls
  • Assisting clients with filling out Form E
  • Drafting letters
  • Legal Research
  • Assisting with Client Reviews and other marketing activities
  • Tax returns
  • Previous experience of bespoke software to assist with document preparation, including Wills and Powers of Attorney, estate, and trust accounts, is preferable
  • An aptitude to learn quickly essential

The ideal candidate will:
  • Have an eye for detail and a meticulous approach
  • Have great communication skills and an ability to work well with others
  • Be able to work under time constraints and prioritise workload
  • Be able to handle sensitive matters discreetly
  • Possess organisation skills with a methodical approach
  • Be self-motivated
  • Deliver excellent service to clients and colleagues
  • Have excellent IT skills, including Word and Excel
  • Be a team player

In return for your hard work and dedication, the firm pays a competitive salary £22,000 – £25,000 plus benefits package.
To apply for this position, please contact Gayle Woolf at G2 Legal, or alternatively apply online with an up-to-date CV today.