Family Law Paralegal/Trainee Solicitor

Recruiter
RKRS Legal
Location
Battle
Salary
Not specified
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
11 Apr 2019
Ref
RM154
Contact
RKR ADMIN
Practice area
Family
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
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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