Ongoing expansion of the firm to meet our client demands means we are looking to attract skilled and ambitious talent to join our growing team.

At National Legal Service, we offer our staff the opportunity to move ahead in their careers and enable them to meet their professional goals. Our culture is inclusive and rewarding. If you want to join a progressive, next generation firm, you can find our current vacancies below. If you have any questions, please contact HR@nationallegalservice.co.uk

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Billing Coordinator

London

About The Role

Due to the continuing expansion of National Legal Service, we are now recruiting for Legal Aid Billing Coordinators to join our Billing team in St Pauls, London.

This is a rewarding opportunity with a growing firm who will support your career development.

As an innovative firm, we work in a paperless environment utilising our customised case management system.

Under the supervision of the Billing Manager, you will prepare claims for legal aid cases and resolve queries that may arise with client’s Legal Aid Certificates.

In addition, you will process bills payable by third parties, claim Court fees, Counsel fees and disbursements.

You will respond to document requests and notifications from the Legal Aid Agency.

Does This Sound Like You?

You will have previous billing experience within a law firm and knowledge of CCMS would be an advantage.

Commercially aware, you strive to achieve department targets.

You can work comfortably in a very fast passed environment.

Excellent numerical and IT skills with the ability to process information accurately using the relevant packages including MS Excel and case management software.

You are looking to establish yourself within a firm who will support your long-term career development

You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and be confident liaising with clients, senior managers and fee earners.

Supervising Family Solicitor

London, Manchester, Chelmsford

About The Role

Working within a highly skilled and reputable team, you will support the family department. You will be responsible for a caseload of funded family work whilst supervising your own team of Fee Earners providing exceptional client care and legal advice.

You will have the opportunity to develop the business using your experience and areas of expertise.

Does This Sound Like You?

An ambitious solicitor who is committed to growing with the practice and promoting the family team and its development.

You provide exceptional client care and lead your team by example.

Commercially aware, you strive to achieve department targets.

You have a strong background in publicly funded work and previous supervisory experience.

You will be a member of the Law Society’s Family or Children Law Accreditation Schemes or a Resolution Accredited Specialist. Experience with Legal Aid work is essential.

Family Paralegal

London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Luton, Gillingham

About The Role

As a growing law firm, we are seeking experienced, passionate Family Law Paralegals. You will aspire to work in publicly funded Family Law and have previously worked as a Family caseworker or Paralegal

Working under the supervision of a Supervising Solicitor, you will deliver a high standard of client care, concentrating on publicly funded matters, predominantly domestic abuse and including private children law, public children law.

 

You will assess the merits of your clients case, calculate their eligibility for legal aid and process their funding application as well as take witness statements, drafting documents and making preparations for court. There may also be the opportunity to undertake advocacy.

Does This Sound Like You?

You will have previously worked as Family Caseworker or Paralegal and be experienced in preparing non molestation orders and/or processing legal aid applications, possibly in care work.

You can work comfortably in a very fast paced environment, dealing with matters of a very sensitive and sometimes distressing nature. You carry out work accurately and meet deadlines with ease.

You are looking to establish yourself within a firm who will support your long term career development in Family Law.

Billing Coordinator

London

About The Role

Due to the continuing expansion of National Legal Service, we are now recruiting for Legal Aid Billing Coordinators to join our Billing team in St Pauls, London.

This is a rewarding opportunity with a growing firm who will support your career development.

As an innovative firm, we work in a paperless environment utilising our customised case management system.

Under the supervision of the Billing Manager, you will prepare claims for legal aid cases and resolve queries that may arise with client’s Legal Aid Certificates.

In addition, you will process bills payable by third parties, claim Court fees, Counsel fees and disbursements.

You will respond to document requests and notifications from the Legal Aid Agency.

Does This Sound Like You?

You will have previous billing experience within a law firm and knowledge of CCMS would be an advantage.

Commercially aware, you strive to achieve department targets.

You can work comfortably in a very fast passed environment.

Excellent numerical and IT skills with the ability to process information accurately using the relevant packages including MS Excel and case management software.

You are looking to establish yourself within a firm who will support your long-term career development

You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and be confident liaising with clients, senior managers and fee earners.

Criminal Solicitor

London

About The Role

Duty accredited Criminal Solicitor representing clients at police stations and Magistrates courts, with conduct of a caseload ranging from smaller offences to complex and serious offences.

This role will suit consultants or those looking for the security of a permanent position within an existing experienced team.

This position is available with an immediate start with allocation of slots envisioned for the next rota.

Does This Sound Like You?

You are Duty accredited or in the final stages of gaining this accreditation.

A pro-active solicitor with at least 1 year PQE who wants to progress their career and broaden their horizons.

You want to exceed the needs of your clients and provide expert legal advice.

Supervising Family Solicitor

London, Manchester, Chelmsford

About The Role

Working within a highly skilled and reputable team, you will support the family department. You will be responsible for a caseload of funded family work whilst supervising your own team of Fee Earners providing exceptional client care and legal advice.

You will have the opportunity to develop the business using your experience and areas of expertise.

Does This Sound Like You?

An ambitious solicitor who is committed to growing with the practice and promoting the family team and its development.

You provide exceptional client care and lead your team by example.

Commercially aware, you strive to achieve department targets.

You have a strong background in publicly funded work and previous supervisory experience.

You will be a member of the Law Society’s Family or Children Law Accreditation Schemes or a Resolution Accredited Specialist. Experience with Legal Aid work is essential.

Criminal Solicitor

London

About The Role

Duty accredited Criminal Solicitor representing clients at police stations and Magistrates courts, with conduct of a caseload ranging from smaller offences to complex and serious offences.

This role will suit consultants or those looking for the security of a permanent position within an existing experienced team.

This position is available with an immediate start with allocation of slots envisioned for the next rota.

Does This Sound Like You?

You are Duty accredited or in the final stages of gaining this accreditation.

A pro-active solicitor with at least 1 year PQE who wants to progress their career and broaden their horizons.

You want to exceed the needs of your clients and provide expert legal advice.

Family Paralegal

London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Luton, Gillingham

About The Role

As a growing law firm, we are seeking experienced, passionate Family Law Paralegals. You will aspire to work in publicly funded Family Law and have previously worked as a Family caseworker or Paralegal

Working under the supervision of a Supervising Solicitor, you will deliver a high standard of client care, concentrating on publicly funded matters, predominantly domestic abuse and including private children law, public children law.

 

You will assess the merits of your clients case, calculate their eligibility for legal aid and process their funding application as well as take witness statements, drafting documents and making preparations for court. There may also be the opportunity to undertake advocacy.

Does This Sound Like You?

You will have previously worked as Family Caseworker or Paralegal and be experienced in preparing non molestation orders and/or processing legal aid applications, possibly in care work.

You can work comfortably in a very fast paced environment, dealing with matters of a very sensitive and sometimes distressing nature. You carry out work accurately and meet deadlines with ease.

You are looking to establish yourself within a firm who will support your long term career development in Family Law.

Billing Coordinator

London

About The Role

Due to the continuing expansion of National Legal Service, we are now recruiting for Legal Aid Billing Coordinators to join our Billing team in St Pauls, London.

This is a rewarding opportunity with a growing firm who will support your career development.

As an innovative firm, we work in a paperless environment utilising our customised case management system.

Under the supervision of the Billing Manager, you will prepare claims for legal aid cases and resolve queries that may arise with client’s Legal Aid Certificates.

In addition, you will process bills payable by third parties, claim Court fees, Counsel fees and disbursements.

You will respond to document requests and notifications from the Legal Aid Agency.

Does This Sound Like You?

You will have previous billing experience within a law firm and knowledge of CCMS would be an advantage.

Commercially aware, you strive to achieve department targets.

You can work comfortably in a very fast passed environment.

Excellent numerical and IT skills with the ability to process information accurately using the relevant packages including MS Excel and case management software.

You are looking to establish yourself within a firm who will support your long-term career development

You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and be confident liaising with clients, senior managers and fee earners.