Job Description

Legal Assistant - Family Law - Halifax Town Centre
Legal Assistant

Term: Permanent

Working hours: Full time

Location: Halifax Town Centre

We offer a competitive salary package with a benefits package


We are seeking a legal assistant with the view to leading to training contract to join our team in Halifax.

As an award winning family law firm we have an extraordinarily large client base with client instructions in both legally aided and privately funded work and therefore this position is available due to growth and expansion. You will be working in a team with accredited specialists in their fields who attract varied caseloads.

We require a legal assistant to assist with a wide variety of family issues including Domestic Violence, Children, Care Proceedings, Divorce and Finances.

You must have at least started your level 6 ilex, GDL or LPC and demonstrate a passion for family law.

As well as a passion for family law you will have good commercial awareness and marketing skills and you will have what it takes to develop and further enhance a busy department.

We are keen to train and develop our team and accept applications for training contracts from within our team when the individual is meeting our internal trainee standards. We may also consider a transfer of a training contract for this role.

We care about our team members and Makin Dixon prides itself on investing in our people. We offer career progression and a happy work/life balance.

Closing date 1 September 023 please send cover letter and CV - Successful candidates will be notified by 8 September 2023.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £18,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health & wellbeing programme


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
We adhere to the Government guidelines to keep our staff safe and well.


  • Bachelor's (required)


  • Family Law: 1 year (required)


  • English (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 01/09/2023
Reference ID: JS/LA

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