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Role:                               Paralegal
Salary:                            £21,000
Location:                        Nottingham
Type:                              Permanent


2Fawcett are recruiting for a Paralegal, to join a company located in Nottingham on a permanent basis. The Paralegal will be joining the Public Law & Community Care Department.

The Role & Responsibilities of the Paralegal

Advise and represent clients
Maintain efficiency and profitability of the Department
Progress with a view to securing a recognised period of training (formerly known as a training contract)
Undertake fee-earning responsibilities to support principal caseworkers
Support senior caseworkers working on progression and management of case files
Act as fee earner undertaking tasks delegated by the senior caseworkers
Comply with Specialist Quality Mark and all internal transaction criteria and procedures
Assist and participate with training initiatives
Act as “next friend” and promote training initiatives of new recruits and promoted staff
Comply with the firm’s Office Manual
Maintain client confidentiality and legal professional privilege
Actively promote office relations with clients, their families and potential new clients
Requirements of the Paralegal

Confident demeanour
Good oral and written communication
Grasp of legal procedures, court protocol and rules of evidence
Ability to record meticulously
Ability to attract clients and referrals. Understanding of costs awareness
Successful completion of or undergoing part time LPC or ILEX qualification


Work within practice, industry supplemental to academic training
Computer or ICT familiarity
Dealing with the public

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