Our client, an exceptionally well-respected regional practice has a passion for business, clients and the services they offer. Their values (Commercial, Dynamic, Friendly, Integrity, Reliable, Supportive) are at the core of everything they do.
With offices throughout Devon & Cornwall, they feel lucky to be living and working in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK.
On behalf of our client, we are looking to recruit a Family Paralegal to join their Exeter office.
This is a full-time role, working from 9:00am – 5:15pm Monday to Friday. You will be based in the Exeter office with the opportunity to work from home for some of the week under our clients hybrid working model.
You will be working as a Paralegal in the Family Team.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- attending client meetings with other legal advisors
- preparing notes of meetings
- preparing letters
- helping manage legal advisor diaries
- making appointments and chasing up clients for responses
All work generated would be supervised and checked by a supervising legal advisor.
You will need to have a flexible approach and the ability to work within a team environment.
The ideal candidate will have an excellent telephone, interpersonal and communication skills and a focus on exceptional client care. You will have solid legal secretarial experience and be used to working in a busy and highly professional driven environment, including digital dictation, copy typing and filing. You will preferably have experience of legal aid and CCMS systems, although training will be provided. The position would suit someone who is highly organised, accurate, proactive and committed to meeting deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure and maintaining attention to detail. You will have good IT skills and be a confident software user of systems such as document management and Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams).
In return you will be offered a competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday per year, life assurance and private medical insurance schemes. Our employees also benefit from our employee share ownership scheme.
Please get in touch if you would like more information about this role or send your CV via the form below in complete confidence and we will get back to you.
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