Family Legal Assistant

England, Dorset
10 Apr 2018
08 May 2018
Rachel Smith
Sector/Practice Area
Private Client, Family
Full time

Family Legal Assistant, Dorset. An excellent opportunity to join one of the top law practices in the South West and develop your career as a Family Legal Assistant. Call us now on 020 7183 8586.

JOB TITLE: Family Legal Assistant


SALARY: Excellent


This is an exciting position which will see you working closely with other members of the family team in this Top 200 leading practice. You will be dealing with the legal and ancillary elements of cases which will include drafting documents and letters under supervision, attend court with Counsel, take meeting notes, prepare agendas and case strategies. The main purpose of the role will be to assist in delivering practical services that are focused on the client's needs and quick turnaround of matters dealt with by the team. An excellent opportunity to develop your legal knowledge and skills and knowledge of the court process.


Previous legal experience in Family law would be very advantageous, however candidates who have other legal experience will be considered if you have a keen interest in developing their skills/experience in Family law. You ideally have experience of working as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal. It is essential that you have a good standard of general education, specifically, English Language and Maths, good customer service skills including a confident telephone manner, good verbal and written communication skills and a good standard of knowledge of computer packages, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and any legal software.

You must also have an ability to work under pressure to deadline with excellent attention to detail being able to prioritise workload and re-schedule as required.


A full service Chambers listed practice, who can offer the right training and development to assist you in achieving your long-term career aspirations.


Contact Rachel Smith at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email now with your CV or simply call for a confidential discussion.

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If you are a Family Legal Assistant looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

In addition, if you know any Family Legal Assistant who may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

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