Family Paralegal, Boutique Law Firm, London, 6 months, up to £23,000
Your new company
This successful boutique law firm was established over 60 years ago, and is particularly reputed for its work in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. However its reach is far wider than that, and it services a range of clients, from start-ups to multinational companies, private individuals and their family offices. The firm has a proven track record of handling complex family law issues, and the family group acts for a diverse range of clients. These include A-list celebrities, entrepreneurs, sole traders, and individuals in the world of finance.
Your new role
You will assist partners and other lawyers in the team directly, working on a range of family work including financial claims on divorce, financial provisions for children, and child arrangement orders. Your day to day responsibilities will include undertaking research, attending court, preparing bundles, cost schedules and bills, alongside administrative duties.
What you'll need to succeed
You have strong academics dating from A Level (minimum AAB) and a 2.1 in your Law Degree. You have also completed your LPC, securing at least a Commendation. You ideally have 6 months of legal experience. You can work well under pressure, are a team player, have strong time management and organisational skills, and have a positive and proactive approach to your work.
What you'll get in return
You will receive fantastic exposure working alongside leaders in their fields on a daily basis. Some paralegals are considered for Training Contracts within the firm. There is potential that this role will be extended beyond the initial 6 months, although this cannot be confirmed at this stage.
What you need to do now
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