Legal Assistant – Family Law – Wigan

  • Full Time
  • Solihull
  • Salary Guide: £17,000 - £25,000

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This role will suit grafters and self-starters who can integrate well with a team and want to make a difference. Open is a friendly, happy organisation that’s passsionate about its brand, and is an equal opportunities employer. candidates with relevant qualifications or experience should visit the website for further information about this role.

Position: Legal Assistant – Family Law – Wigan
Location: Solihull
Hours: Full Time
Salary Guide: £17,000 – £25,000
Last Updated: 12 May 2022
Job Category: Legal

Legal Assistant Role:

A Legal Assistant, or Paralegal, is someone who supports both Lawyers and Solicitors. They undergo training and education that enables them to prepare legal documents, handle evidence and prepare briefs. A Legal Assistant can also work as a Licenced Practitioner and offer legal advice to private clients.

Other Duties:

  • Preparing legal documents such as wills, summons, complaints, responses and witness summons
  • Readying materials for trial proceedings including documents, evidence and verifying factual information
  • Researching and compiling information that helps strengthen a case for the assigned Lawyer
  • Communicating with Lawyers and clients to keep everyone up to date
  • Supporting Attorneys during trial by preparing documents, fact checking, preparing evidence for presentation and tracking case developments
  • Assisting with accounting and billing
  • Coordinating appointments, including all correspondence and logistics necessary
  • Studying case law as it pertains to the type of law that is practised by the firm
  • Maintenance of a case log and/or file for reference and review



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