Legal Assistant (Family and Care) Vacancy

Are you a CILEX student or LLB Hons/LPC graduate and interested in pursuing a career in Public & Private Family Law?

Dodds Solicitors are currently seeking a Legal Assistant to join our Family Department in Leicester City Centre. Dodds Solicitors specialise in family services, criminal defence, conveyancing and wills and probate. This is a great opportunity to build your experience and provide paralegal support to our Family/Care Team.

For this role you will be expected to complete the following duties:

  • Providing support to the relevant Fee Earners.
  • Attending court to take notes.
  • Prepare and update bundles.
  • Assisting with maintaining the clients matter and keeping information up to date.
  • Liaising with clients and other professionals.
  • Dealing with correspondence.
  • Provide a high-quality client service.
  • Be pro-active in resolving problems and clients’ needs under the supervision of fee earners.
  • General administrative duties.

The following skills will be required:

  • CILEx part/qualified or Degree preferable LLB Hons/LPC.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Keen to pursue a career in Private or Public Family law.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • You should have a positive outlook and work well within a team.
  • Ambitious and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience in using DPS would be advantageous but not essential.

Salary dependent on your level of experience.

Fulltime.

Please contact our Practice Manager Sarah Mills to apply sarah.mills@dodds-solicitors.co.uk

0116 262 8596