Family Law Paralegal

Negotiable | Keighley West Yorkshire | Permanent | Full Time |

  • Are you looking for a new challenge with a successful and expanding high street practice?
  • Can you handle a varied, challenging and rewarding caseload?
  • Position available due to continued expansion and size of client base.
  • Holidays – 23 days plus Bank Holiday.
  • Flexible hours and home working options.

JOB TITLE: Paralegal

PQE REQUIRED: 3+ years experience

LOCATION: Keighley, West Yorkshire (commutable from Leeds, Bradford, the Aire Valley and East Lancashire) – also offices in Skipton

SALARY: £Dependant on experience and calibre of applicant


  • Our company seeks a confident and strong Family Law Paralegal.
  • Reporting to one of our directors, you will be running a caseload involving a variety of private family matters.
  • Assisting and supporting other team members.


  • You will be a qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Paralegal with a minimum of 3 years PQE in Family Law matters.
  • Client focused.
  • Previous experience in children related matters is preferable.
  • Enthusiastic, excellent time management skills and an eye for detail
  • Comfortable in networking and business development settings


The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • drive and motivation
  • strong organisational skills
  • an ability to process large volumes of documents
  • a pragmatic approach to solving problems
  • a client focused approach
  • excellent forensic skills
  • attention to detail
  • outstanding communication skills
  • good typing skills
  • ability and knowledge of current technology & systems including working with a case management system
  • it is essential that the successful person has experience of handling their own caseload
  • the commitment and passion to build their own caseload, be part of the firm’s expansion and actively involve themselves in appropriate networking or marketing of the business.


We are a forward-looking high-street law firm who pride ourselves in delivering a high-quality professional service. A successful merger, a few years ago, and a more recent acquisition has given us the appetite and sound financial footing to expand further.

The firm has extensive knowledge across a range of sectors which is supported by an active marketing strategy.

On offer for the successful candidate are genuine prospects for career development along with a competitive salary.


If you're interested in this role, please forward:

  • an up-to-date copy of your CV
  • with a covering message explaining why you are interested in this role and working for our company

to Lisa Wood - Managing Director - [email protected]

Please note:

  • Our advertisements may use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we would be happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills needed to perform the role.
  • Waddington Legal Limited T/A Waddington Turner Wall Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer.