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Paralegal

Family Team

 

Hours

Full time

Contract

Permanent

Team

Family

Location

Newton Abbot, Devon

Deadline

22nd September 2021

 

 

Our specialist team in Newton Abbot is one of the largest in the South West.  We represent children, parents and grandparents who are the subject of care proceedings as well all private law applications and divorce and injunction matters.  A high percentage of our work is dealing with public law proceedings, where we are instructed by CAFCASS.

 

What you’ll be doing

Primarily supporting and assisting the lawyers in the team in managing their caseloads, meeting clients and taking instructions for the preparation of documents, preparing bundles and dealing with enquiries from clients and generally progressing cases under the direct supervision of the fee earner with conduct of the case.

 

What we’re looking for

You will have experience of assisting Fee earners in Care Proceedings as well as good communication and IT skills.  You may also be able to use bundledocs and be familiar with a case management system such as SOS.  Accuracy in your work and attention to detail are crucial.

 

What you’ll have

You will have a law degree – family module desirable but not essential – and practical experience of working in a support role to fee earners undertaking public law work.

 

What we have

We believe that our people are our most important asset, and are committed to supporting our teams, cultivating a healthy culture of challenge and expectation with support and care. We invest in our teams and our infrastructure to ensure that we attract and retain talented staff, and are committed to giving all colleagues the opportunity to reach their full potential, with a real focus on training and development.

Our values; high quality work, healthy growth and happy teams are at the heart of everything we do. Find out more about our vision and values, commitment to colleague wellbeing, and colleague benefits below.

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