Family Law Legal Assistant

FAMILY LAW LEGAL ASSISTANT: THE ROLE

We have a vacancy for a full-time Legal Assistant to join our expanding Family Law team.

Job Role: Legal Assistant
Department: Family Law
Location: Chester
Term: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: £16,000 – £18,000pa, DOE + benefits

The successful candidate will:

  • Ensure that fee earners time is effectively utilised and that deadlines are met through administrative support
  • Maintain a professional attitude and effective communications between clients, fee earners, team members and colleagues
  • Provide a first-rate service to clients, both internal and external, presenting a positive image of Cullimore Dutton at all times
  • Take detailed and accurate information from enquiries
  • Produce and manage both electronic and manual files and documents with good grammar, care and accuracy
  • Chase documents upon instruction
  • Manage fee earner diaries and show awareness of fee earner’s daily routine
  • Recognise, respect and honour client confidentiality at all times

FAMILY LAW LEGAL ASSISTANT: THE PERSON

You will need a flexible approach and the ability to work as part of a team, together with the following skills:

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    (Word/Excel/Outlook)
  • Experience in audio typing and the ability to type quickly and accurately
  • Excellent communication skills both on the telephone and in person
  • Good time management skills, an awareness of deadlines and the ability to prioritise where necessary
  • Attention to detail and ability to check work thoroughly
  • Previous experience of working as a legal assistant essential, preferably within a Family Law team

FAMILY LAW LEGAL ASSISTANT: APPLY NOW

If you wish to be considered for the role of Family Law Legal Assistant please forward your CV and covering letter to recruitment@cullimoredutton.co.uk.

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Family Law Legal Assistant

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.