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Family Paralegal

Sellick Partnership are currently working with a well-established, Legal 500 law firm based in Reading where an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Family Paralegal to join their team.

Our clients highly regarded Divorce, Family and Civil Partnerships Team has a rare opportunity for a paralegal to join their team in a role which involves a significant amount of client-facing work.

The Role

In this role you will assist solicitors (up to partner level) on a range of family law cases.

  • You'll be involved in drafting divorce petitions and court documents, collating information relating to financial remedy applications and the care of children
  • You may also be involved in other family issues from time to time
  • You'll have contact with clients, barristers, solicitors, courts and other organisations
  • You'll also support the team with some of the administration involved in their work to ensure the team provides an efficient and timely service. This may include client on-boarding checks, some filing and archiving

To apply you will need a qualifying law degree or GDL and have completed your LPC - at least one of which must have included a family elective/module. Current experience as a paralegal is desirable, but not essential for someone who can show a particular passion for family work.

If you wish to apply for this position, or require any more information on the role, please send your CV to Faith Kelly at Sellick Partnership.

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