Family Law Paralegal

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Birmingham
Salary
15000.00 - 19000.00 GBP Annual + GBP15000 - GBP19000/annum
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
21 Aug 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Birmingham based Immigration and Family Solicitor firm require a full time paralegal to assist in the firm's Family Department.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties consistent with that of a paralegal within the Matrimonial department; assisting Family Law Caseworkers/ solicitors with all aspects of Divorce, Ancillary relief, cohabitation, adoption and private children's Act applications.

Completing applications, preparing bundle of documents, corresponding with concerned stake holders in a matter over telephone, emails and letters.

Management of client files.

Complying with the reasonable requests of other members of the firm.

Achieving or exceeding performance targets.

Sharing and providing knowledge to others in the firm.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

To have commercial sense and self-motivation and be able to motivate others whilst still be able to work part of a team.

To have communication and drafting skills.

To possess advocacy skills

To carry out all actions and decisions as appropriate to role in organisation.

To positively promote quality of service to clients and raising the standard.

Other Duties:

To deal with office admin duties, when required to do so.

To attend clients over phone or in person, to take instructions.

To travel to courts to deliver bundles.

To assist other departments of the firm, if the need arises.

To carry out file audits