Owen Reed are recruiting for a Family Paralegal to join a law firm based near Bexleyheath in Kent.
Our client is a long-standing and well-established law firm who over the past five years have grown significantly, now operating across several offices in South East London.
The Paralegal must be organised and enthusiastic who can demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the complex and sensitive nature of family legal proceedings.
You must have previous experience working as a family paralegal, and be confident working on multiple files and tasks at the same time.
As part of a busy team, you will be exposed to many different types of cases, and you should be confident providing legal administrative support and will have many examples of when you have completed various family forms such as Form E, attended court hearings, and opened and closed client files.
You will support two Partners, one Senior Associate and two Solicitors, and we require someone with strong family law experience. You must be able to demonstrate sound organisational skills, and be comfortable working on matters for all clients, including high net worth clients. You will also be comfortable working on sensitive cases, and familiar with the procedures for family clients in dispute.
Due to the volume and nature of the work, we will only consider applicants who have at least six months experience in a similar role.