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Family Paralegal – Training contract opportunity – Hybrid working – Modern firm

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Our client, a modern boutique family law firm, is looking for a family paralegal to join its friendly and growing team in Southport.  

You’ll learn directly from highly experienced family lawyers, some with a national firm background. Working as part of a close-knit team, you’ll receive more one-on-one coaching and develop your skills faster than you would elsewhere, so this is an excellent place to start or continue your career in family law.  

As you grow and develop within the firm, there will also be the potential for a coveted training contract.     

You’ll be able to work flexibly and from home for part of your week, spending the rest of the week at the firm’s pretty and modern offices in the centre of Southport.  

There’s also free parking, making the role easily commutable from Liverpool, the Wirral, Wigan, St. Helens, Preston, Chorley and the surrounding areas. 

In the role, you’ll be supporting a close-knit team of three family solicitors, providing support with drafting, files reviews, dealing with compliance, cost provisions, helping with bills, assisting on cases and getting exposure to clients. 

The right candidate will have some experience in family law and a keenness to continue to build a successful career this this area of the law and be IT efficient. 

The firm has a fantastic reputation and lots of inbound work coming in, so you’ll have a secure existing caseload to get stuck into.  

The opportunity comes with a fantastic benefits package, including seven weeks’ holiday, plus Christmas closure, and attractive bonus scheme. 

If you are looking for an exciting role closer to home in Southport or Merseyside, with plenty of room for growth and progression, speak to us today. 

How to apply for this role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’. 

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Michaela Baddeley at Realm Recruit. 

Michaela is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in the North West. Working with family teams across the region, she recruits for family law roles at all levels, from paralegal to partner. If you’re a family solicitor looking to make a move, Michaela can help you take your next step. 

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£18,000 - £21,000


  • Merseyside

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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