Family Law Paralegal Apprentice CAMPBELL HOOPER AND CO LLP

Family Law Paralegal Apprentice is sought to join a friendly and flexible firm on the Berkshire/Surrey borders. The position would involve supporting and assisting our family law solicitors in all aspects of their work including liaising with clients and counsel, preparing court documentation and such like.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, working hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000226030

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As the successful Paralegal Apprentice your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting and assisting our family law solicitors in all aspects of their work including liaising with clients and counsel, preparing court documentation and such like
  • Setting up a new file for the client
  • Obtaining police disclosure
  • Helping to prepare an application to Court
  • Helping to draft a witness statement
  • Preparing court bundles
  • Arranging a hair strand test
  • Drafting an after-court letter

The training you will be getting

Paralegal Level 3.

The apprentice would work with other legal personnel including solicitors. You will also attend Kingston College to complete your Paralegal Apprenticeship and off the job training. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The future prospects this role could lead to is having the potential to further training and development within the industry. This apprenticeship aligns with National Association of Licensed Paralegals for Paralegal Technician.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Campbell Hooper & Co. LLP - we deal with Family Law cases over a wide geographical area- not only in Berkshire and Surrey but also in Hampshire and London. We act for clients in several local Family Courts including Guildford, Aldershot & Farnham, Basingstoke, Reading, Slough and Staines - all of which are within easy reach of our office. We also represent clients in other Family Courts for instance, Portsmouth, Southampton, Watford - and several Courts in London.

Employer

CAMPBELL HOOPER AND CO LLP

Address

Campbell Hooper & Co LLP, Apex House, London Road, Sunningdale

Ascot

SL5 0DJ

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH THAMES COLLEGES GROUP

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Paralegal

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Apr 2024