Public Family Law Assistant

Worcester – Salary negotiable based on experience

Legal Assistant - Family Team
Salary Negotiable - Experience Dependant
I’m delighted to be working with a leading firm in Worcester, who are currently going through a fantastic period of growth an expansion. As a result, they are keen to add a Legal Assistant to their Family Law Team in Worcester. Ideally, they would like to recruit a Legal Assistant with experience of working for partners and fee earners in a busy Family environment. 

Based in modern, well-equipped offices, close to local commuter links and with nearby parking, this role would suit an experienced Legal Assistant, within the Worcester area. 
The firm are happy to offer the prospect of a training contract for the right candidate.
Duties and responsibilities of a Legal Assistant in the Family Department:
  • Seeing Clients, General client management
  • Making applications or legal aid and keeping on top of CCMS
  • Making any necessary applications on account for payment
  • Taking instructions in interview or over the telephone
  • Preparing and Drafting Position Statements
  • Instructing Counsel
  • Researching and Instructing other experts
  • Preparing briefs to counsel or letters of instructions to experts
  • Part 25 applications and letters of instruction
  • Sitting behind counsel
  • Observing Senior Fee Earner at court
  • Compiling Bundles and ensuring they are always up to date (Electronically)
  • Compile blogs for the rota as required
  • Attend either in person or via Teams weekly fee earners meetings
  • Meeting time recording target of 1400 units per month
The ideal candidate will be / have:
  • Computer literate
  • Good communicator
  • Essential skills in relation to Child / Family Law
  • A very organised individual
  • Have completed their LPC

Having worked with this leading Worcester firm for some time, I know of their excellent standard of work, and opportunities for progression and development.
A competitive salary is on offer, with 25 days holiday + bank holidays, pension contribution and training.
If you are keen to be considered for this Legal Assistant role, please apply directly, or call me for a confidential conversation today.

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Rio Reddy

Recruitment Consultant
0121 272 7371

Rio joined our team as a Recruitment Consultant in 2021. She focuses on placing candidates in vital business support roles within law firms across the West Midlands Region. Previous to Douglas Scott, Rio gained extensive managerial experience and prides herself on her ability to build and maintain professional relationships. 

In her spare time, Rio enjoys shopping locally, travelling around the country and indulging in lunches with the girls! 

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Legal Support
  • Type: Paralegal, Business Support
  • Salary: Salary negotiable based on experience
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Worcester
  • Reference: 40973091

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