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Childcare Paralegal

Job Description

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a London Borough Council who are seeking a Childcare Paralegal to join their team on a contract basis. Below is further details regarding the position and the personal specification.

ROLE: Childcare Paralegal
LOCATION: North London - hybrid working
CONTRACT: 3 months ongoing
RATE: £20.00 to £24.00 per hour

The Role

  • To assist the Lawyers in progressing full caseloads of childcare law matters through to completion
  • To manage a personal caseload of childcare matters through to completion
  • Caseloads will include S.7 and S.37 reports, PLO cases and consent orders
  • Working alongside other support staff to make sure the workflow in the Care department run smooth

The Person

  • An academic qualification (LPC / LLM / LLB) with at least 6 month work of Paralegal experience
  • It is essential the successful candidate has experience of working childcare / children's law cases
  • Someone who has experience of dealing with public law matters in proceedings and has the ability to hold a number of care cases
  • Previous local authority experience would be highly desirable but not essential

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