Trainee Paralegal

ERT Solicitors require a TRAINEE PARALEGAL.  This is an exciting opportunity for candidates who may have recently completed A-Level Law and are looking for a career in the legal profession.

Role requirements:-

  • A-Level Law (or similar), plus 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C and above including Maths and English
  • Enthusiasm for the role
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good time management and organisation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Pleasant telephone manner
  • Good typing and keyboard skills
  • PC literate – good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel

You will provide assistance to our team with duties including:-

  • Research
  • General administration – including printing, photocopying and scanning documents, assisting mailroom with postal procedures etc.
  • Prepare and send mail merges
  • Complete legal forms
  • Compile and update reports
  • Maintain and operate computerised and manual filing systems – including opening new files and archiving closed files
  • Assist with the caseloads of fee earners using the firms Case Management system
  • Communicate with clients via telephone, e-mail and in meetings and use appropriate templates to create correspondence
  • Liaise with debtors and make detailed and accurate notes for the case file
  • Locate debtors either via personal research or by instructing Tracing Agents
  • Communicate with outside agencies, including other firms of Solicitors and the Courts etc.
  • To comply with all policies and procedures
  • To treat all colleagues, clients and visitors with dignity and respect
  • To be committed to personal development and keep well informed of current issues and developments in matters relating to your role

This is a full time office based position in Birmingham City Centre (office hours are Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:30 with a 1 hour break for lunch).

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If you are interested in this vacancy, please send a covering letter and your CV to

Recruitment Agents:  Please be advised that ERT Law Limited deal with recruitment in-house and do not retain agencies to assist with this process.  Any unsolicited correspondence or CVs received from agencies will simply be deleted without further reference to you.