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Tanya, Client Services Manager

Why Flex Legal

Working as an Temporary Paralegal

Paralegals play an incredibly important role supporting barristers and solicitors. Despite the essential role they play, law graduates are routinely challenged by traditional routes into law firms, in-house legal teams, barrister chambers, and courts. Getting this paralegal experience is essential to any legal career - especially when pursuing training contracts.
We know firsthand that many law graduates are hungry for paralegal experience, which is why we’re committed to connecting talented people to flexible, short-term paralegal roles that suit them. We’ve already helped place thousands of paralegals into roles that have boosted their careers - and are proud to have helped over 300+ paralegals secure training contracts. There's plenty of reasons for you to consider signing up to be a Flex paralegal:
  • Start, build or change your legal career
  • Work around your commitments and availability
  • Competitive hourly pay, monthly events and community discounts
How it works

Work on-demand

Who we work with:
WHAT projects will I do

Variety of projects available

Paralegals are trained in legal matters, but have not yet fully qualified as a lawyer. They play a crucial supporting role in almost all legal settings, and can work within law firms, in-house legal teams, barrister chambers, and courts.
There's a huge variety of tasks paralegals complete, but some frequent areas include:
  • Prepare bundles
  • Review contracts
  • Draft terms and conditions
  • Translate legal documents
  • Review documents for disclosure
  • Process subject access requests
  • Legal research
Working through Flex Legal

We make it easy

The working world is changing. We believe the future of work is flexible, and lies in smart life \ work choices. We built our award-winning tech platform from the ground-up with this in mind. We want it to be easier than ever to access the opportunities you want. Here's what our platform offers you:
  • Your own customisable profile and video viewable to prospective employers
  • Digital availability calendar you control
  • Digitised contracts and agreements
  • Online ID checks
  • Text and email notifications for new roles
  • Skill matching with roles
  • Digital timesheets
  • Digital SQE qualifying work experience journal
  • Fortnightly pay
Frequently asked questions

Our paralegals sometimes ask...