Family Paralegal

  • Location

    Guildford, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Law Practice

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  • Contact:

    Matthew Heard

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  • Consultant:

    Matthew Heard

Family Paralegal

£21,000 - £25,000 per annum

Guildford, Surrey

Our client is a multi-sited law firm, who specialise in family law, with offices in Surrey, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Berkshire. Initially set up to focus on children’s cases and social services they have expanded to cover a broad range of family issues involving separation, divorce, disputes concerning children and family finances. The firm is now looking to recruit an experienced Paralegal to join the team in Guildford.

What is the role

As a key member of this team, your role is to focus on childcare matters, providing support to a number of solicitors in the department. The team currently consists of 4 Solicitors and a Legal Secretary.

Main responsibilities for this role are:

  • Attending to clients face-to-face and assisting via telephone and email
  • Assisting with casework
  • File management
  • Diary management
  • Use of case management system
  • Preparation/updating trial bundles

What you will need?

Minimum requirements:

  • Previous Paralegal/Legal Assistant experience in Family law is essential, ideally in childcare matters
  • Experience using a case management system
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT literate


If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or other opportunities in the market then contact Matthew Heard at matthew@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 02084642565 (office hours) or 07887523228 (out of office hours).

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