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Paralegal, Family Department, Northgate (Ref 846)


Paralegal, Family Department, Northgate (Ref 846)

Forbes Solicitors, one of the largest regional Law Firms in the North of England, has a vacancy for a Paralegal to work within its Family Department at their Northgate office.

The Family teams, headed up by Rubina Vohra (Private Law) and Helen Shirbon (Public Law) have been growing, and are actively seeking a Paralegal to join our highly successful Family Department.

This position would be ideal for an individual looking for a Firm with a difference; a firm with real people, and a Firm, who by working together, stands out.  We are looking for an individual who feels that the Firm's values of excelling, engaging, being real people, being fair and one team, resonate with them.  If this sounds like the type of Firm you would like to be a part of, we would like to receive your application.

The role will include preparation of documentation, legal research, with future requirements for meeting with clients/taking meeting notes, providing administrative and legal support to fee earners, arranging appointments and assisting fee earners with administration of client files.

The successful candidate will ideally have/or be: -

experience of working in a legal office, including dealing with clients in person and by telephone

experience of preparing and dealing with correspondence and files generally

IT literate, have good communication skills and be well presented

CILEX qualification/Law Degree/LPC desirable but not essential 

a full UK driving licence as some travel will be required

If you wish to join this progressive Firm, please apply online by completing our online application form.

Closing Date: 30 August 2019

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Support staff vacancies

Office Assistant (Leading to Apprenticeship) (Ref 844)


Office Assistant (Leading to Apprenticeship) (Ref 844)

Forbes Solicitors, one of the largest Law Firms in the North, has a vacancy for an Office Assistant based at the Rutherford House Office.           

The position will involve working as a member of a team within the office undertaking the following duties:

- filing of correspondence

- administration and distribution of correspondence, incoming and outgoing - including   

   internal mail to other branches.

- inputting data on to the case management system

- archiving files

- reception and switchboard cover

The successful applicant will have:

- 5 GCSEs 9 - 4, or equivalent, including Maths, English Language & ICT – essential criteria;

- good interpersonal and organisational and IT skills;

- a willingness to learn to touch type and develop skills as they progress within the Firm. 

Full training will be provided, including undertaking the Apprenticeship, which includes a BTEC Level II Diploma in Business Administration at the Forbes Training Centre in Blackburn.  The hours will be 9.00am until 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, commencing with 20 holidays, plus 8 statutory bank holidays pro rata.

Forbes Solicitors have an effective ongoing training programme and encourage progression within the firm when suitable opportunities become available.  Details of the apprenticeship, including qualifications and start dates will be discussed at interview.

If you wish to join this progressive Firm, please apply online by completing our online application form.

Closing Date: 06 September 2019

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Forbes Solicitors is an Equal Opportunities Organisation