Lawstop, a dynamic legal aid law practice, is seeking a top calibre paralegal/caseworker to work part-time initially in the Taunton, Somerset area; however, the role may progress to full-time within a few months. Previous experience working in a legal environment and knowledge of legal aid is very desirable.
The position will involve conducting initial client interviews and recording their instructions, advising clients, communicating with external bodies, time recording, and general administrative duties.
We require a mature, self-motivated individual with excellent spoken and written communication skills, the ability to quickly absorb legal information and to conduct legal research. You will have very good organisational and time management skills and be able to produce documents to tight deadlines. Patience and tact are necessary as you will be assisting vulnerable people.
Please provide CV and covering letter to Mary Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Taunton, Somerstet Area
Salary: £10.00 per hour
Hours: Part-time (initially)
Deadline: 5pm on 1 March 2021