Scots authorized agency ups workers numbers with new paralegal division

SCOTS authorized agency Full Readability Solicitors and Simplicity Authorized has revealed a bump in workers numbers.

The Glasgow-based agency has upped workers numbers from 22 in September 2022 to 34 final month, growing its whole headcount by 54.5%.

The rise has been pushed by the agency’s creation of a paralegal division.

Billy Smith and Emma King, Co-Directors of Complete Clarity Law and Simplicity Legal
The function of a paralegal sometimes entails getting ready authorized paperwork, interviewing shoppers and witnesses, giving shoppers authorized info, going to courtroom and dealing with a caseload of shoppers.

The staff now consists of Emma-Marie Baird, Emma Hamilton and Amanda Monteith, who help fee-earners throughout a variety of tasks.

Billy Smith, Director of Full Readability Solicitors and Simplicity Authorized, stated: “This has been a interval of unprecedented progress for the agency.

“We’ve got been lucky sufficient to draw the skills of our two new Emmas and Amanda, all of whom have appreciable expertise within the career and whose actions will assist to significantly streamline the operation.

“Our numbers present that by driving in direction of one of the best working atmosphere this solely causes our workers to ship distinctive service ranges and finally whole consumer satisfaction.”

Amanda Monteith, who has a Specialist Paralegal qualification in Household Legislation, stated: “I’ve labored virtually solely within the authorized sector since I used to be 16.

“I used to be delighted to be provided the place of paralegal. I used to be instantly struck by Billy’s enthusiasm – it’s infectious.”

Emma-Marie Baird has specialised on property in her profession.

She stated: “I had all the time been desirous about Legislation and undertook Authorized Research with the Open College.

“The constructive and supportive atmosphere at Full Readability and Simplicity was a significant factor in my resolution to affix.”

Emma Hamilton works solely on circumstances surrounding household regulation, guardianships and personal housing circumstances.

She stated: “Readability is a really trendy and forward-thinking agency. It’s invested in each workers and shoppers and it actually exhibits.”

Based in 2010, Full Readability additionally owns Simplicity Authorized, which it established in 2015 and merged with in 2017.

It posted turnover of £1.5m in Might this 12 months, up from £1.1m final time.

It sometimes hires diploma college students and brings them on to be authorized assistants, then trainees earlier than totally qualifying as solicitors.

Most practising workers have come by means of the agency’s bespoke recruitment course of.

The agency remains to be actively recruiting and is searching for professionals in litigation, dispute decision and household regulation.