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    Family Paralegal

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Family/ Matrimonial
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
  • Date posted: 11/11/2020
  • Job reference: 47959_1605106223

Family Paralegal | Family Fee Earner

This is a standout opportunity for a Family Paralegal to join an established award-winning family department. This firm have real growth plans in the framework and have built a reputable foundation; this will give you a platform to succeed.

You will be joining an experienced family team based across two offices in the Exeter and Plymoth Looking for someone, preferably with experience of family/childcare law (Legal Aid background a bonus), to run a mixed caseload of Care

Duties will include.

*Handling and progressing your own caseload comprising publicly funded matters to include Child Care Files, Domestic Abuse, Abduction from start to finish

*Conducting advocacy

*Instructing Counsel where necessary

*Preparing legal documents

*Processing legal aid files and applications

*Assisting with the development of the department and business

The successful candidate will:

*At least 12 months experience of handling family law matters, either as a Paralegal or Trainee Solicitor

*Must demonstrate excellent client care skills - empathy to clients in a difficult situation is vital

*Good written and verbal communication to deal with a broad range of clients and the willingness to provide the highest standard of client care

*Confident telephone manner

*Ability to work under pressure to meet the deadlines

*Outstanding interpersonal and marketing skills with the ability to develop contacts for the firm


25 days holiday + Bank

Agile working

Perk box Membership

Annual Salary Review

Genuine career progression

To apply for this post, or if you're interested in any other positions then please contact Ellie on 01772 259 121 or email your CV to

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