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Family Paralegal – Bristol

Vacancy details

We have a fantastic full time and permanent opportunity for a Paralegal to join our Family team. Our team is ranked Band 1 for Family / Matrimonial in Bristol by Chambers and Partners, including one member being named as a Star Individual. Our well-regarded Bristol team are also ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 with a focus on our quality work and personable approach.

This Bristol based and hybrid role will provide you with an excellent opportunity you’ll provide high quality administrative support to the family team and work on a varied caseload. You’ll join a supportive and friendly family team, which comprises two Partners, two Senior Associates, an Associate, and a Solicitor. This is a rewarding role that offers:

• 26 days holiday + bank holidays
• Hybrid working
• Additional Christmas leave
• Life Assurance
• Gym subsidy
• All the technology needed to excel when working from home.
• Career development opportunity
• An opportunity to work with and learn from an incredibly talented team.

In this role you will help support the team, handling high quality family law matters to include, injunctions, financial matters, divorce, and children matters; our particular expertise is with professional and high net worth individuals.

Role: Paralegal
Location: Bristol
Hours: Full-time
Term: Permanent
Vacancy Reference: 1208-PBL

Who we are

You’ll be joining a national law firm that enjoys a strong reputation, made possible by our exceptional people – each chosen for their industry knowledge and passion for their field. We want to help you to reach your full potential, love the work you do and deliver the best results for your clients. It’s our goal to make you feel great about working with us, and we work hard to cultivate a culture that makes it easy for you to stay with us for many years.

We work flexibly and you’ll be empowered to work where you do your best work, balancing your individual needs with the need for us to engage as teams and deliver excellent client service.

Most of our people choose to work in a hybrid fashion, working from home and attending our offices on occasion. Our offices are in Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton, and Taunton.

Day to day, you’ll be successful in this role by:

You’ll be joining a national law firm that enjoys a strong reputation, made possible by our exceptional people – each chosen for their industry knowledge and passion for their field. We want to help you to reach your full potential, love the work you do and deliver the best results for your clients. It’s our goal to make you feel great about working with us, and we work hard to cultivate a culture that makes it easy for you to stay with us for many years.

We work flexibly and you’ll be empowered to work where you do your best work, balancing your individual needs with the need for us to engage as teams and deliver excellent client service.

Most of our people choose to work in a hybrid fashion, working from home but also regularly attending the office to work alongside their teammates, share their knowledge and aid their learning. Our offices are in Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton, and Taunton.

This role is right for you if you have:

You will have a genuine passion for Family law and ambition and interest to succeed in a career within this area.

We expect you to be able to use your initiative and be a forward-planner, anticipating our clients’ needs in advance wherever possible.

You will relish helping others and be eager to learn. We expect you to be someone who takes pride in your work and who will provide a first–class support service to your Fee Earners and paying meticulous attention to detail in all of your work.

You will need to demonstrate from experience that both individually and as part of a team, you are exceptionally organised and proactive, helpful, with a flexible ‘can-do’ attitude. You will also need to show that you have the skills to work closely with various stakeholders and have direct contact with clients.

What we can offer you:

A career at Clarke Willmott will feel different to other law firms. We thrive on our individual differences and diversity because as a team, we are united by our shared values and mutual respect. Working with us you will feel empowered, valued and free to be yourself in a safe and supportive environment.

Our mission is to help you realise your full potential whilst maintaining a positive work-life balance. We provide a comprehensive learning and development programme and a range of wellbeing initiatives to support your career journey.

There’s no doubt we expect the best from our people and even the occasional extra mile. In return, your dedication and commitment to the continued success of the firm will be rewarded with a comprehensive range of flexible benefits.

Listen to what a few members of our team have to say about what life here at Clarke Willmott is really like, to see if it’s the right fit for you.

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If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send us your CV and covering letter using the form below.

(If you have any difficulties with the form, you can email your application to us at careers@clarkewillmott.com)

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