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Family Paralegal

We are seeking an experienced Paralegal to support and assist our fee earners in the Family Department. You must possess a keen interest in the law relating to Family (Divorce/Financial Provision/Children Act).You will preferably have studied this area in the final year of your Law Degree and have some experience of seeing clients in a Student Law Clinic.

The role comprises conducting case work which includes the drafting of documents and attending upon clients. You will be required to attend clients over the telephone, in the office, at a branch office or another location outside of the office; to take instructions, demonstrate an ability to work to tight deadlines, prioritising your workload accordingly, undertaking associated administrative tasks, managing files and seeking supervision in more complex matters.

You will need to be very familiar with the Microsoft Office suite and a current full driving licence is desirable. You will need good communication skills, both written and oral, and be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills with a range of people from all backgrounds and work as a team member with different levels of staff. 

After a period of review, there may be an opportunity for a training contract.

Salary range TBC

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Mr. Mark Davies, Practice Manager, Smith & Graham Solicitors, Church Square Chambers, Church Square, Hartlepool, TS24 7HE or email





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