Public Family Law Paralegal

Job Title: Public Family Law Paralegal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £18,000 - £21,000
REF: 2821
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email: recruiters@realmrecruit.com

If you are a paralegal with experience in family law looking to move onto a training contract, this is an opportunity you will not want to pass up on. 

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working paralegal to join their growing firm just outside of Liverpool. The successful candidate will be empathetic, organised and a team player, and will be assisting the Public Law team. 

In return, you will receive a competitive salary package, bonus scheme and pension, as well as the chance to work in brand-new, high-spec offices in the centre of town.  

An average day will include: 

  • Conducting meetings with clients 

  • Attending hearings with clients 

  • Drafting client statements 

  • Drafting Part 25 and C2 applications 

  • Complying with Court directions 

This will enable you to develop a well-rounded set of skills and stand you in good stead for a successful and fulfilling legal career.  

Public Family Law Paralegal - Liverpool 

The Company and Role 

  • Our client is a friendly, yet ambitious, family law boutique based just outside the thriving and culturally important city of Liverpool.  

  • At 10 years old, the firm occupies that sweet spot of being established enough to be a secure and prestigious place to work, but dynamic and modern with lots of opportunities to progress up the ladder. 

  • The firm is on an exciting growth track, so we would encourage anyone to get in as early as possible, as the best opportunities will go to existing team members. 

  • The firm’s client base is predominantly legal aid, so compassion and care are traits they look for in their team. The firm has worked hard to get onto a number of panels, which provides a steady stream of work and a great foundation for future growth.  

  • They are also members of Resolution and have achieved the Legal Aid Agency’s Specialist Quality Mark standard, demonstrating the firm is well run and provides good client care. 

  • This firm is big on culture and communication, with brand new, open plan offices. You will work as part of a down-to-earth team, with a flat hierarchy and great support-to-fee earner ratio. 

  • The role is commutable from Liverpool, Warrington, Merseyside, The Wirral 

 Added extras and benefits  

  • The firm have a genuine focus on helping their team to develop and progress their careers quickly. They are strong on spotting potential and providing opportunities for team members to grow, often providing funding for completing external qualifications and training contracts for those wishing to qualify as a solicitor.  

  • They understand the importance of recognising and rewarding team members for great work, running an Employee of the Month scheme and a Perkbox membership for all.  

  • It therefore comes as no surprise to us that they have a fantastic employee retention ratio. Whether you are just starting out in your legal career, or you have more experience and are looking for a close-knit, family-friendly team, speak to us about opportunities with this special firm.  

The ideal candidate 

  • A paralegal with Family Law experience 

  • Excellent organisation skills 

  • Enjoys working in a team environment  

How to apply for this Family Paralegal role  

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

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Michaela on 03300 245 606 or email michaela.baddeley@realmrecruit.com.   

Michaela is a Junior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Merseyside. Working with family teams in Liverpool, Birkenhead and The Wirral, 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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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.  

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 

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