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We are seeking to recruit an experienced Paralegal to join our Family department on a 12 month Fixed term Contract to start in March 2023. (There is the possibility that this position could lead to a training contract at a later date subject to an internal process).

The role will consist of assisting fee earners with case preparation, file and document management, processing evidence, dealing with initial enquiries from members of the public, assisting with legal aid applications, attending court and conferences. Liaising with the department’s PA and providing additional support to the Legal Secretary within the department as required.

  • Assisting fee earners with case work
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries
  • Undertaking some legal research
  • Client and witness contact
  • Assisting with the preparation of bundles of documents for Court
  • Attending court to issue proceedings and file documentation
  • Assisting with printing, collating and ordering documentation from outsourced workers
  • General administration and providing financial and billing assistance
  • Electronic and paper filing
  • Good legal experience and qualifications
  • Knowledge of legal aid procedures and family law are desirable
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills are essential for the post

You will also need to:

  • be highly motivated, proactive, self-servicing
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have a flexible and professional attitude
  • have the ability to work on confidential matters and under pressure, together with a keen eye for detail

Bindmans LLP is an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and our wider profession.  Applications from candidates who are BME, have a disability or who are from a less privileged background are particularly encouraged.

Please view the role’s job description and person specification in the downloadable files.

If you are interested in applying please complete the recruitment pack. Completed recruitment packs should be emailed to, quoting the vacancy reference number.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted for this role.


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