Legal Assistant - Family

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Legal Secretary / PA / EA jobs

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £18000 - £22000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Karl Tomkinson

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0845 230 1664

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    2020-03-02 00:00:00}

  • Client:

    Law Staff Legal Recruitment

Competitive remunerations and exposure to high quality work on offer for a Family Legal Assistant in South Yorkshire.

Working within a leading family team in Doncaster, the successful legal assistant will provide high quality support and assistance to a fee earner on a wide range of family matters. A good understanding of the Legal Aid Agency is essential.

• Taking client instructions
• Preparing schedules of assets and liabilities
• Basic divorces
• Casework assistance
• Assisting fee earners with financial matters
• Producing bundles
• Attending court hearings
• General administrative duties

The Candidate
• A paralegal with at least 1 year’s practical experience in family law
• Ideally educated to degree level
• Demonstrates a good understanding of the Legal Aid Agency
• A full UK driving licence and access to own vehicle is advantageous
• Works well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
• Possesses outstanding verbal and written communication skills
• Is personable, enthusiastic and detail orientated

The Firm
With multiple offices in the North as well as the East Midlands, our client is a traditional firm within a modern setting serving the needs of both individuals and businesses throughout the country. Due to ongoing expansion, they have acquired a team of lawyers and support staff who, with many years of experience in their individual fields, are dedicated to providing quality client care at all times. The firm also takes pride in supporting their community by actively participating in various local causes and events.

• Competitive salary dependent on experience
• Generous holiday allowance
• Service awards
• Pension scheme
• Continued training and development
• Life cover
• Employee assistance programme

Legal Assistant- Family

For further details of this Family Legal Assistant vacancy, please contact Karl on 01954 200012 quoting reference KT31186.

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