We are currently recruiting for a talented and driven Family Paralegal to join the Family Department of a law firm based on the Wirral.

The successful candidate will have a varied workload which will include but not be limited to:

  • Preparing documentation
  • Attending court
  • Conducting advocacy
  • General office administration
  • Telephony
  • Assisting with general enquires
  • Preparing LAA/client bills

Working directly to the Senior Partner, the successful candidate  will undertake a challenging caseload specializing in the full remit of Children matters and Child Protection cases. The caseload is primarily publicly funded requiring a good understanding of LAA procedures, particularly Public Children Law. A demanding role with a high level of client and professional contact suited to a confident Paralegal seeking a new challenge within a progressive firm.

My client is looking for Legal Assistants and Paralegals with:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience gained in a reputable family law department, or
  • LPC/BPTC graduates looking to specialize in family law (potential 2016 Training Contract)
  • Strong knowledge of children matters including child protection
  • Outstanding client care skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills across all levels
  • Good IT skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and a friendly nature
  • Experience of conducting advocacy (preferred but not essential)

For more information please contact stephanie@acs-recruitment.co.uk