Family Paralegal

Streathers Highgate LLP - Hampstead Office

We are seeking to hire an outstanding Paralegal to join our Family team. You will be supporting a growing practice by assisting multiple fee earners in running a variety of cases including divorce, financial remedy proceedings and private children law matters.

To be successful in this role, you will be highly motivated and eager to learn, intelligent and commercial and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe and Outlook. You will also be an effective multi-tasker who thrives in a busy, team-oriented environment. We are a young, friendly and inter-supportive firm with three offices in Hampstead, Crouch End and Highgate. You will be based in the Hampstead office.

Responsibilities

  • Following training, being responsible for submitting and keeping track of divorce and financial remedy proceedings via the online court portal
  • Preparing court bundles and other documents for court
  • Preparing first drafts of documents and forms in respect of divorce, finances and children matters
  • Assisting with general administrative tasks including opening files, preparing invoices and calling the court
  • Liaising with counsel chambers
  • Researching Family law and practice and assisting with updates.

Paralegal Requirements:

  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, organisational and administrative skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Must be experienced at multi-tasking, managing time sensitive documents and taking responsibility for delegated tasks.
  • Must thrive in a busy, team-oriented environment.

Salary dependant on experience. Must have either completed the LPC/SQE or completed a degree and planning to undertake the GDL/LPC/SQE.

To apply for this job email your details to JPalmer@streathers.co.uk.

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