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Childcare Paralegal

Job Description

Service Care Legal are currently recruiting on behalf of a local authority based in London, who are seeking a Childcare Paralegal to join their team. Due to increased workloads, this would suit someone who is able to hit the ground running.

ROLE: Childcare Paralegal
LOCATION: East London
RATE: £16.00 to £18.00 per hour umbrella
CONTRACT: 3 month contract ongoing, 36 hours per week

Please note that this role would require office attendance 2 days per week.

The Role of the Childcare Paralegal

  • To assist a team of Childcare Lawyers in progressing matters through to completion
  • Help prepare and update bundles to liaise with clients on a variety of matters
  • Drafting documents such as Part 25 Applications, letters before proceedings, briefs to counsel, and letters of instruction to experts

The Person

  • At least 6 months' worth of Childcare Law experience, preferably within a local authority
  • Previous experience in dealing with public childcare law is essential
  • Someone how is able to cope with distressing matters
  • Someone who can hit the ground running on the caseloads
  • Someone who is able to manage their own caseloads and work well within a team

If this Childcare Paralegal opportunity sounds like an opportunity of interest, please feel free to reach out to Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969, or email We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.