Paralegal (Family)

Permanent

BTMK Solicitors are looking to recruit a paralegal in our private matrimonial team, for an immediate start.

This is a full time position and working hours will be 9 – 5.15 Monday to Friday.   Salary and other benefits will be discussed during the interview process.

The successful candidate will have attained either A levels, a comparable qualification or have a degree from a recognised educator.  An ability to type (both from dictation and copy typing) and a working knowledge of excel is essential. An A Level or Degree in Law is desired but not essential.  Experience is essential along with a desire to learn and to make a positive impact on an already busy and effective department is important.

Please find below a role description, the general duties will be discussed during the interview stage.

The successful candidate will be fully trained and supported in the area’s set out below.

The Paralegal will be expected to provide an efficient and friendly service to clients:

  1. Assist solicitors with the conduct of family matters generally including audio typing from analogue and digital dictation both documents and correspondence, Diary maintenance, Managing, organising, and updating relevant data using database applications, Answering the telephone and General administrative tasks including filing and photocopying.
  2. Compile court and family bundles, file documents at court, draft correspondence and documents
  3. Organise case files, attend upon clients, the court, Counsel and other professionals.
  4. To adopt a business-like, polite and sensible approach in your telephone and written dealings with clients, other solicitors and third parties
  5. To adhere to the client care standards set out in the Company’s terms of business and/or the office manual

A Paralegal will be expected to work as part of a team with Directors, Solicitors, Fee Earners, Trainee Solicitors and Support Staff.

There will be opportunities for further training and career development within this role.

Closing date for applicants will be Monday 11th July 2022 please apply to Lisa.smith@btmk.co.uk with a relevant CV and covering letter.

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