Family Paralegal

Job Title: Family Paralegal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £18,000+
REF: 678
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

You will join a national family team as a family paralegal and enjoy the variety of work that comes with that. You will assist with genuinely diverse range of matters, including complex private children matters, assisting HNW and drafting divorce petitions. You will also be given the opportunity to work on complicated financial disputes. Your development will be encouraged and supported, and you’ll join a very friendly and down-to-earth department. 

Family Paralegal – Manchester City Centre 


The company & role 

  • A national, full-service practice with multiple offices around the UK 

  • Legal 500 family department  

  • The firm provides internal training contracts  

  • Your role will be to assist two family solicitors with their caseloads. You'll be given a great degree of autonomy whilst receiving ongoing support from the head of the department.  

  • Commutable from: Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside and Lancashire 

The ideal candidate 

  • Family Paralegal 

  • LLB or LPC Graduate 

  • Strong academics (minimum 2:1 and A,A,B at A Level) 

  • Keen interest in family law 

  • Interested in networking / business development activities 

Added extras 

  • 25 days holiday  

  • Highly competitive pay 

  • Flexible working arrangement, possibility of working remotely  

  • Bonus scheme 

  • Additional discretionary bonus 

  • Private Healthcare Scheme 

  • Life Assurance 

  • Income protection scheme 

  • Gym Membership 

  • Season Ticket Loan 

  • Cycle to work scheme 

The next step 

To register your interest in this Family Paralegal vacancy, select the ‘APPLY’ option. Alternatively, contact Paula at Realm Recruit. 

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