Family Paralegal

Job Description

Family Paralegal

Portsmouth, Hampshire

£18,000 - £20,000

A well established and accredited Portsmouth firm are seeking an experienced Paralegal for their Family team.

This role will be to assist fee earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient paralegal service within the Family department.

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Family Paralegal

Portsmouth, Hampshire

£18,000 - £20,000

A well established and accredited Portsmouth firm are seeking an experienced Paralegal for their Family team.

This role will be to assist fee earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient paralegal service within the Family department.

The caseload consists of Divorce & separation, Financial arrangements, Children matters, International & cross-border disputes, Arrangements before marriage, Unmarried partners, Civil Partnerships, Cohabitation, Relationship Planning.

Duties will include:

  • Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
  • Support fee earners in marketing activities.
  • Attending to clients face to face and assisting via telephone and email.
  • Preparation/updating of trial bundles.
  • Drafting and preparation of documents such as Form E’s, Form C100’s, Decree Nisi, Decree Absolute, Divorce petitions, Separation agreements, Cohabitation agreements, Pre-nuptial agreements.
  • Instructing counsel.
  • Coordinating billing for the team of lawyers.
  • Managing own diary of appointments and scheduling day to day workflow.
  • General file related administration.

Desired skills and experience:

  • 1 year experience within family law / child law essential.
  • Detail orientated with excellent client care skills.
  • Experience of using case management system.
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

Job Description

Family Paralegal

Portsmouth, Hampshire

£18,000 - £20,000

A well established and accredited Portsmouth firm are seeking an experienced Paralegal for their Family team.

This role will be to assist fee earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient paralegal service within the Family department.

The caseload consists of Divorce & separation, Financial arrangements, Children matters, International & cross-border disputes, Arrangements before marriage, Unmarried partners, Civil Partnerships, Cohabitation, Relationship Planning.

Duties will include:

  • Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
  • Support fee earners in marketing activities.
  • Attending to clients face to face and assisting via telephone and email.
  • Preparation/updating of trial bundles.
  • Drafting and preparation of documents such as Form E’s, Form C100’s, Decree Nisi, Decree Absolute, Divorce petitions, Separation agreements, Cohabitation agreements, Pre-nuptial agreements.
  • Instructing counsel.
  • Coordinating billing for the team of lawyers.
  • Managing own diary of appointments and scheduling day to day workflow.
  • General file related administration.

Desired skills and experience:

  • 1 year experience within family law / child law essential.
  • Detail orientated with excellent client care skills.
  • Experience of using case management system.
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Commercial
Date: 13th July 2020

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Commercial
13th July 2020

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