Child Law Paralegal

Birmingham, West Midlands
£16,000 to £20,000 per annum, depending on experience
09 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Job Title
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

We represent a nationwide, Legal 500 firm seeking to recruit committed Child Law Paralegals on a full-time, permanent basis.  Our Client has a specialist Child Care team of 120+ solicitors and caseworkers in various locations across the UK and is looking for paralegals who are keen to develop a career in Child Law work. The position may lead to a training contract in the future.

The Company is a leading Legal Aid practice employing 700 staff providing services across England and Wales and is recognised in Legal 500 and Chambers for its excellence in Child Care Law.  The Company is embarking on an ambitious plan to expand their Children & Family Team to 150 staff by the end of this financial year.

The Role

Assisting Solicitors in carrying out specific tasks on their caseload of;

  • Children matters and Care Proceedings
  • Contact issues
  • Parental Responsibility
  • Residency
  • Acting for The Local Authority
  • Wardship proceedings
  • Abduction
  • Adoption.

The Candidate

Applications are encouraged from Paralegals who have a strong desire to practice in Child Care Law & Family Law.

  • Prior experience in Child Care Law and or Family Law would be desirable but not essential as training will be provided.
  • Must have completed their degree in Law.
  • Must be enrolled on to the LPC or have completed the LPC
  • Good IT skills to work in a paperless environment are essential.
  • Must be committed and keen and eager to learn at a fast pace.


  • Excellent remuneration package,
  • Practicing Certificate paid for,
  • Excellent training opportunities,
  • Accreditation and re accreditation fees paid for
  • Vast range of training webinars/e-library,
  • Opportunities for career development and progression,
  • Supportive team environment,
  • Part-time working,
  • Flexible working arrangements/considered,
  • Support for appropriate legal awards/recognition.

If this sounds of interest, please apply now for one of our agents to contact you.


To discuss further call: 0203 633 2336

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