Family Paralegal

Holidays: 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays.
Salary: Competitive in line with experience
Other benefits include Life insurance and Critical illness insurance; subject to satisfactory completion of a 3-month probationary period.
Location: Loughborough (we also have a flexible working policy in place)
Contract: Full time/ Permanent.

The Firm

Straw and Pearce is a well-established firm. It is a highly skilled, full-service firm based in the heart of Loughborough and with a branch office in Leicester. We are a modern, progressive law firm. We are driven by new ideas, excited by new approaches and also refreshingly down to earth. We think differently and we have built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. We have progression opportunities across the firm.

The Role

An enthusiastic family paralegal is required to join this expanding family law team providing legal and administrative support to senior fee earners.

Duties will include; initial client enquiries, ongoing telephone support to clients, communication with Courts, barristers chambers, experts  and any witnesses.  The successful candidate will need to have interpersonal  skills and be familiar with the format of legal documents and Court bundles.  Organisational skills are also required.  Legal knowledge ideally at degree level, or comparable experience, is  required.

The successful candidate should be diligent; sensitive to clients’ needs and understand the need for discretion.  An ability to work both individually and as part of a team is essential.  

You will be responsible for client contact, attending meetings for and with clients, advocating for clients’ best interests, liaison with the court, experts, other parties in conjunction with the solicitor with conduct of each file

You should be confident in working with legal software operating systems and the need for prompt, accurate and clear records of all meetings etc to be kept.  

We offer a competitive salary and you will join what is a friendly, experienced and professional team.

Please email your CV to

No agency enquiries please.