Family Law Paralegal/Trainee Solicitor

RKRS Legal
Not specified
14 Mar 2019
11 Apr 2019
Practice area
Full time
Contract type
REF: RM154

Family Law Paralegal/Trainee Solicitor – East Sussex

My client is seeking two self-motivated individuals for a position with a highly regarded Family Law specialist firm, which is part of a rapidly expanding company that is acquiring legal firms across the UK. Working in the Battle office, the successful candidates’ role will require him/her to work as a Paralegal for 6 months with a view to becoming a Trainee Solicitor with the firm.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Full assistance to Solicitor supervising the role.
  • Taking instructions from clients, processing correspondence and drafting documentation.
  • Ensuring cases are managed according to the timescales set by the Court.
  • Ensuring both clients and the supervising Solicitor are updated with progress of the matter.
  • Undertaking to enrol in the relevant course to become a Trainee Solicitor after 6 months.
The requirements are:
  • You must be well spoken and presentable.
  • You must have good communication skills.
  • You must have good organisational skills with an ability to prioritise your own workload.
  • Good client management skills would be advantageous.
  • You must be able to supervise and delegate to legal secretaries, as appropriate.
  • It would be advantageous to have a working knowledge of DPS Software and/or LEAP Software, Microsoft Office and Express Dictate/Scribe.
Vacancy information:
  • Location: Battle
  • Salary: DOE
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Working Hours: Monday-Friday (full-time)
  • Reference: RM154

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