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Legal Support Assistant required for our Offices in Bedford and Milton Keynes

With your essential private family law experience, you will be able to integrate into the firm with ease, working closely with our experienced legal support team.

A great opportunity!

We pride ourselves on providing a high-quality service so that we can achieve the best possible outcome for our clients. To ensure that our team of specialist lawyers can do this, we require an experienced Legal Support Supervisor to work alongside our dedicated legal support to offer an efficient service to our fee earners and provide them with support on a day-to-day basis.

This role will require great communication skills and the ability to remain positive, along with great interpersonal skills to raise the profile of the firm. The right candidate will need to have an adaptable approach, through solution led focus.

Fullers – who are we?

We are a well-established, progressive, and forward-thinking niche Family Law team. Made up of likeminded individuals ensuring our client experience is exceptional. Over the last few years, we have grown our business and we are not slowing down. We are now looking for a top-quality Legal Support Assistant to help us build the very best team as we expand. 

Do you want to be part of this journey?

We offer work-life balance, flexibility, and an attractive salary of £21,000 - £28,000 per annum, dependent on experience. The opportunity to work within a friendly and approachable team, we support and nurture every member of our team to ensure that they can reach their full potential.

Key Duties:

  • Booking in initial consultations with our Senior Solicitors
  • Taking payments from clients
  • Opening Files
  • Scanning on post and checking non-legal letters
  • Ad-Hoc Reception cover
  • Providing general support and assistance to our lawyers

The right candidate must:

  • Have existing experience of private Family Law
  • Be able to uphold the firm’s reputation by providing a first-class service
  • Have the ability to demonstrate excellent communication both in writing and verbally
  • Have a strong administrative background.
  • Have a strong sense of responsibility and respect for confidentiality
  • Have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Be resilient and committed, remaining composed under pressure with great time management skills
  • Have strong IT skills including Microsoft Office skills particularly Excel and Word and the ability to work in a paperless environment
  • Be self-motivated with a strong work ethic

 

If you want to hear more, please send your CV and a covering letter with an indication of your salary expectations.

Alternatively contact Kirsty for a confidential chat on  01234 343134 or email kirsty@fullersfamilylaw.com

The current closing date for the advert is 13th October 2021, however, dependent on the number and quality of applications received, we reserve the right to close the process earlier if necessary.

Virtual interviews will take place on the 20th October 2021.

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Training & Development 

We believe in lifelong learning and support all our staff by providing regular in-house training on a variety of legal, business process and client service areas. All staff have annual appraisals and training plans, with quarterly reviews of such plans and monthly update meetings.

We encourage attendance at external networking events and reflection on cases for self-development and improvement purposes.

Our commitment

"Everyone at Fullers strives to provide the best legal advice, service and outcomes for our clients. We have a great team of committed professionals, who respect our clients and each other. We provide positive outcomes for a brighter future."

Martin Fuller - Owner/Director


NQ’s/Junior Solicitors

“Fullers provided me with a comprehensive induction, ongoing supervision and a supportive environment and a good variety of casework to challenge me.  Everyone wants you to settle in quickly and add value.”

Vyonne Manuel - NQ Solicitor


Experienced Solicitors

“As a niche Family Law Firm, with an established presence, Fullers attracts diverse and often challenging cases. I enjoy these challenges!”

“I like conducting my own advocacy for clients. I find it very rewarding and Fullers supports this.”

“I always have a full case load and I am fully accountable for these cases. Fullers provides a good infrastructure which supports me to do my job well. All this is important to me and this is why I am still at Fullers after 8 years!”

Laura Allen - Solicitor 8 years PQE


“My role is so varied. No two days are the same. It keeps me on my toes!”

Asia Razaq-Miah - Solicitor  4 years PQE


Admin/Business Support

“As part of the team supporting our fee earners, I feel my contribution is valued and recognised. We are all viewed as playing an integral part in servicing the clients needs.”

Rachel Leadbeater - Administrator

Legal Support Assistant:
£21,000 - £28,000

Location:
Covering our offices in Bedford and Milton Keynes

Closing Date:
13th October 2021

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Bedford Office

Fullers Family Law
59 St Peter's Street,
Bedford, MK40 2PR

Tel: 01234 343134

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Your Package

We offer competitive salaries - to help us attract the best people.

  • Competitive sign-on bonus for fee earning direct hires.
  • A quarterly bonus - available to all to incentivise team working and performance.  
  • Annual bonus for fee earners - related to the achievement of fee income targets. 
  • Free professional subscriptions - to encourage you to keep up to date with developments in family law and focused on best practice. 
  • A rewards and recognition scheme to reward you when you live our values and go above and beyond.
  • Ad-hoc working from home, to make it easier to balance work and home life. 
  • Up to 38 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays) dependent upon service.
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities.

Our expertise & accreditations

Our highly qualified lawyers are members of Resolution, working to their code of practice, encouraging sensitive and cost-effective solutions that consider the needs of the whole family, including the interest of any children.

resolution - first for family law
resolution - collaborative family lawyer
resolution - mediator
resolution - specialist
resolution - specialist
The Law Society accredited - Family Law
Lexcel Accredited
Investors in People

We have offices in Bedford, 59 St Peter's Street, Bedford, MK40 2PR and Northampton, 2 St Giles Terrace, Northampton, NN1 2BN. We also have offices in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Norfolk and London.