Legal Aid Family Paralegal

Location
England, Kent, Canterbury
Salary
£18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Ref
BBBH10956
Contact
Andrew Burrows
Practice area
Children law, Family
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This law firm broke away from a larger firm in the early 2000's, gaining independence whilst retaining a huge amount of high-end contacts and clients, a vast amount of knowledge and expertise, and setting off on their own way. They are new, young, and vibrant and have grown year on year, bolstering their departments with Solicitors from top regional practices. Training Contracts are on the line for the right candidates.

The Firm

The firm have connections with local businesses, individuals, charities and the wider community. They have a friendly ethos, a team work environment, but their departments are not interdepartmental. This means that this is a chance to truly specialize in the area of law that you want to- your time will be spent doing what you enjoy and what benefits you, with no added trappings. This is an opportunity work alongside a team of like minded people, to learn from excellent Partners and Solicitors who are some of the most knowledgeable in Kent, and to develop your skills.

The Role

Because the firm is growing, they are looking for a Family Legal Aid Paralegal to join their flourishing Family practice in Canterbury, Kent.

You will work closely with a team of Family Solicitors who enjoy a good work life balance and will embrace you as their own. You will join an energetic firm with a keen focus on client care and relationship building. It is likely you will have a hand in the continued business development and marketing of the firm, adding a string to your bow.

The Family Law team deals with work across: divorce, finances, children, cohabitation, pre nuptial agreements and domestic violence.

This role is in the Legal Aid team, which covers DV, care, divorce and finances and children (private applications).

Requirements

  • You will be a Family Paralegal (6+ months' experience)
  • You will ideally have evidence of meeting billing targets, but not essential
  • You will be a team player
  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • This is a great opportunity for a Legal Aid Family Paralegal to join this leading firm's Family practice in their Canterbury office, Kent.

    Apply now for immediate consideration or please call for a confidential conversation.

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