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Family Paralegal

£17000 - £24000 per annum Excellent benefits
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role


Are you a Family Paralegal seeking a route to qualification? This firm will 100% support you in achieving your career goals.

This practice has been established coming up to one year. They have an exciting start-up buzz throughout the company. What they have achieved in this time is impressive; they have a thriving practice that is busy and receiving an abundance of new instructions from referrals weekly basis. They are currently receiving more work than they can service, so are looking to make several keys, strategic hires.

The practice currently has three offices, Manchester, London, and Yorkshire.

The firm is still relatively small but has ambitious and well-thought outgrowth plans. The leadership team have a fresh and exciting outlook regarding the direction in which they want to take the firm. I have personally known the Managing Partner for many years and find him to be a breath of fresh air when it comes to his ethos, energy, and outlook. His backstory in terms of starting the practice is interesting. They have a strong leadership team that have a completely open-door policy, where all staff have a voice regarding how the practice is run.

The firm believe in nurturing and developing legal talent and offering a springboard for career progression. With them being a boutique practice in the early stages of the company's history, now is a time where you can join and make real impact and progress. The firm is keen to find Partners of the future and ambitious candidates who want to climb the career ladder.

The firm has a lovely culture where there is a real family-feel throughout. There is a nice social element to working at the company where there is a sense of fun. You will find a relaxed working environment, where things like agile working and work from home are commonplace. It is an adult culture where people can self-manage in terms of working hours etc.

The firm is particularly keen to build on the LGBTQ community presence that they currently have. This is a niche area of growth that the firm are highly passionate in wanting to expand into.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Family Paralegal into their growing Manchester City centre office.

You will be the firms first family paralegal and will work alongside the managing partner. They have had an abundance of enquiries in recent weeks for very interesting and high-quality work. This role comes with excellent prospects for progression.

This will include ancillary relief, divorce, LGBTQ matters, pre-nuptial agreements and some private children matters.

You will work closely with the Managing Partner to establish and drive the department forwards. They have several interesting leads to follow to grow work streams. You will have the autonomy to shape the department.


  • You will be a Family Paralegal with at least 6 months experience in family law
  • You will have a good grounding in family law
  • You should enjoy business development and marketing
  • First-class communication skills are essential
  • You will receive a competitive salary that is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Family Paralegal to join this growing firm based in Manchester City Centre.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation