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DATE ADDED: Fri 01/03/2019

Family PPA

London, UK


SALARY: £25,600

Owen Reed are recruiting for a Family PPA.  

The Family PPA must hold a Law degree (or equivalent GDL degree) - Essential.  Also ideally with previous Family paralegal experience.

Daily responsibilities will include: 

· Ensuring compliance with file management 

· Interviewing clients, taking instructions, identifying appropriate funding, including public funding, keeping detailed file notes of instructions received, advice given and any other attendances upon clients and other parties, 

· Dealing with routine client enquiries and communications, 

· Assisting fee earners with research 

· Drafting applications to the court and other court documents for approval by the fee earner 

· Drafting and checking statements 

· Booking meetings and making calendar arrangements 

· Liaising with the Court services 

· Liaising with Barristers chambers and instructing counsel 

· Dealing with letter, fax, email and telephone communications promptly, 

· Attending court to issue claim forms and other legal documents and to assist at trial, 

· Ensure the confidentiality and security of all of the firm’s and client documentation and information, 

· Responding promptly and accurately to requests for information concerning case work from Partners, Supervisors and fee-earners, 

· Preparation of trial bundles and management of documents, including photocopying, compilation of bundles of documents, delivery of documents to court and other parties and collection, 

· Taking telephone messages, pulling and filing post, collection and posting of DX, 

· Maintenance of file format in accordance with office manual, to include filing, 

· Drafting of meeting agendas and taking the minutes of the meeting