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Family Paralegal

Family Paralegal

Are you interested in a Solicitors role in a firm that is the leading provider of legal services for European communities and businesses?

Overview of the Company 

Our client is an expanding, multicultural, full service law firm that is leading the way in the provision of legal services for European communities and businesses throughout England and Wales and wants to compete with Top100 law firms in the UK.


They offer an enjoyable and rewarding working environment and a very friendly team.

They are committed to their staff and recognise the importance of the continued development; in fact even one of their core values is "above all, in everything they do, THEY CARE".

They want to attract and retain top talent and consistently develop the best lawyers and leaders in the business.

They pride themselves on providing outstanding client care and excellent quality legal services whilst recognising the importance of communication in their clients’ native languages and without legal jargon.

Job purpose

They are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Family Paralegal who has outstanding communication skills.

You will be expected to work towards tight deadlines and be able to work under pressure.

You should be willing to take on responsibilities and have initiative. 

Training and mentoring will be provided to the successful candidate. 

The ideal candidate will have:

a)   experience in dealing with a range of family issues such as: divorce, financial matters, child arrangements, maintenance matters, child abduction and be confident to manage a case load under the supervision of the Head of Department

b)   experience in advising clients in respect of a range of family issues such as: divorce, financial matters, child arrangements, maintenance matters, child abduction and be confident to manage a case load under the supervision of the Head of Department. 

The role will involve dealing mainly with Polish clients of the firm, therefore excellent communication skills both in English and Polish are essential. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Have experience is dealing with a range of family law issues
  • Be able to fluently communicate in both English and Polish 
  • Be familiar in preparing court forms, Family Practice Direction related tasks such as court bundles 
  • Have experience is preparing court statements and preliminary documents 
  • Advising clients in a professional manner and ensuring that advice given is accurate and in line with current legislation 
  • Professional with clients 
  • Good team player, supportive of colleagues 
  • Flexible and adaptable to work demands 
  • Ability to use initiative 
  • Dealing with all incoming family enquiries either from other Offices, Courts or from potential new Clients, redirecting enquiries to appropriate person. 
  • Translation of correspondence and documents as and when required 

Key requirements (skills, qualifications, experience):

  • Can work towards tight deadlines
  • Good record of time recording and working towards departmental budgets/individual budgets
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to manage a large number of files 
  • Can work independently as well as part of a team
  • Have excellent communication skills. 
  • Previous experience in a similar role is required

Killer questions

Do you speak Polish?

Do you have experience working in a law firm in the UK? 


No recruitment agencies please.

Job Location:            

111 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 2HY   /  63 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8AA

Job type:                   

Full-time - 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday (flexible hours)

Salary bracket:         

Depending on location & experience

How to Apply

If this role is of interest and you would like to learn more please attach your CV to the link provided and the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Depending on location & experience
  • Location: Manchester
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Legal
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: IMD08
  • Posted: 2019-04-17 16:14:06 -

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