Paralegal - £17,000 - Exeter

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£17,000 - Legal
Ref: 87 Date Posted: Thursday 10 Jan 2019
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  • Exeter
  • circa £17,000
  • Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:15

An opportunity has arisen for a law / LPC graduate to join one of the most progressive, dynamic and forward-thinking law firms in Exeter, working within the firm's Family department. This opportunity would offer the chance to be working with the children team, supporting the team on both public and private law proceedings. The work will be extremely interesting and will give someone the opportunity to learn within a supportive and experienced team. The ideal candidate will have either a law degree or even have completed the LPC. Any further experience would also be an advantage, but not essential.

 

Tasks include:

  • Drafting documents and applications
  • Preparing letters
  • Diary management for the fee earners
  • Instructing and briefing counsel
  • Liaising with clients both over the telephone and via email
  • Legal aid administration

 

Skills and experience required:

  • Law degree or LPC
  • Any family-based experience will be of great benefit
  • Knowledge of legal aid processes will be an advantage
  • Self-motivated and organised
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time-management skills
  • Excellent IT skills, including use of the Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PDFs)

 

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • And more...

 

To apply, please submit your application or alternatively please contact James at Aspiria Recruit (contact details on the Aspiria Recruit website)