The firm now wishes to expand their general support department and encourages applications from paralegals with the necessary requirements.
- A minimum of 1 years’ work experience within the legal industry.
- Preferred but not essential to be in the family law or probate areas.
- Completed a university Law Degree
- Completed the LPC/LLM (or alternative)
- Must be hardworking and sensible.
- The role will be within the general support department. This will ideally be within family and/or probate areas of law due to the high demand.
- You will be expected to handle your own case load with minimal supervision, so time management is essential.
- Advocacy skills are vital.
- Dealing with clients 1:1, this requires the ability to express empathy to some clients.
- Undertaking legal research.
- Interviewing and advising.
The ideal candidate must be experienced in his/her chosen area of practice and with a client following, as this is a fee share position. Fee Share: – Lucrative percentage fee split depending on experience and billing Firm Location: Hull.
• You will be an experienced in your area of practice
• You should have a good billing history
• A dynamic business developer with a good network
• Work with minimal supervision
• Have a valid practising certificate
Skills and Qualifications:
Research skills, Legal knowledge, Administration skills, Organisation skills, Ability to support client confidentiality, Strong analytical skills, Ability to work as part of a team, Strong attention to detail, ability to detect similarities and trends, both within new information provided and with previously processed details, Experience working in a legal setting strongly preferred, Minimum two-year degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Prepares a variety of legal documents under guidance and firm management
- Supports court proceedings, assisting in collecting evidence, compiling artefacts, consolidating facts, preparing documents as needed, and tracking cases
- Develops cases by providing research, maintaining communications with involved parties, and cataloguing information provided
- Maintains regular communication with clients, helping to keep them informed on case progresses
- Schedules consultations and other meetings
- Read case law, make notes, and/or prepare briefs as needed
- Organise and archives files and supporting documents
- Verifies information provided as appropriate