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Ince Gordon Dadds Emergency Response +442072836999

CARDIFF - Paralegal (Family)

Reporting to: Head of Department Family

Based: Cardiff

Flexibility: Willing to travel within the South Wales area 

Contract Type: Permanent


  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to evidence ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload
  • Graduate with a minimum 2:1 degree in Law or a related subject
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Outlook, Word and  Excel
  • Excellent time management, organisational and administrative skills
  • Team player but self-motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Ability to adapt quickly to the demands of an ever changing caseload on a daily basis.
  • Recognition of the importance of accurate filing systems and maintaining such systems
  • Numeracy skills and ability to prepare and check invoices

Job Role:

  • Working closely with fee earner and assisting on files
  • Undertaking chargeable work under close supervision
  • Responding to correspondence as directed
  • Preparing Court forms and documents as required
  • Attending client meetings
  • Dealing with client queries via email or telephone
  • Carrying out research on PLC/LexisNexis and presenting findings
  • Organising events and tasks for fee earner
  • Sitting in on conference calls taking notes and preparing attendance notes
  • Undertaking KYC in line with the firms Anti-Money Laundering and other file opening procedures
  • Time-recording
  • General secretarial administration including handling correspondence, scanning and diary management
  • Attendance at court with counsel and maintain accurate attendance notes

To apply for this role send your CV only to stating your name and job title you’re applying for in the subject heading.