We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic paralegal to join our family team.
Tasks to include assisting the solicitors in the team, dealing/speaking with clients, drafting statements, attending court to clerk, working with CCMS (the Legal Aid online portal) including drafting applications to apply for Legal Aid and attending meetings with or on behalf of clients.
We expect a pro-active approach, excellent client care skills, efficient working and attention to detail. The role will require you to work as an individual and as part of a team.
Experience is desirable but not essential, training will be provided.
The successful candidate would be expected to commit to the role for a minimum of one year.
We value our staff highly and offer excellent support, training and career progression, flexible working practices and a friendly environment. A full list of the benefits on offer can be found on our careers page.
The role will be based at our Newcastle office.
Application is by CV and covering letter (see below). Please also complete an Equality and Diversity Monitoring Information Form
Please note: This post was on hold due to the pandemic, if you had applied when it was originally advertised we still have a copy of your CV for shortlisting. If you would like us to remove your CV from shortlisting please let us know.