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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

Knowledge/skills/attributes: 

  • 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 recruitment@gordondadds.com stating your name and job title you’re applying for in the subject heading.