Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant Coventry, England

National Legal Service
Full Time Coventry, England 19441 - 24000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

National Legal Service is one of the UK’s fastest growing legal aid law firms specialising in Family and Care law. We are a well-respected and dynamic law firm dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to our clients and promoting a positive and supportive work environment for our employees.

We are seeking a highly organised and detail-oriented Family Legal Assistant to join our amazing organisation. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support by taking initial instructions from clients and assessing the merits of your client’s cases calculating their eligibility for legal aid, providing legal support to the Supervisor, including drafting documents, conducting legal research and managing case files.

Job Role

Your role will be to support fee earners in the office with a variety of administration duties.

  • Making initial contact with client
  • Collating financial documents for legal aid applications
  • Obtaining instructions from the client for a Means and Merits Assessment
  • Completing legal aid eligibility assessments
  • Completing legal aid applications on CCMS
  • Preparing Court applications
  • Preparing Client Care Letters

Person Specification

  • Experience of work in a Family Law department
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Confident with liaising with clients and senior management
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and to deadlines
  • Excellent numerical and IT skills
  • Ability to process information using relevant software

This is a hybrid position with 2 days in our London office and 3 days working from home.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are passionate about working in the legal field and helping families navigate the complexities of childcare law, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Legal Assistant
National Legal Service
London, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
51 to 200 Employees
Company - Private
Law Firms
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