Locum Childcare Paralegal

£20 - 25 per hour
24 May 2022
21 Jun 2022
Isla Adesina
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Full Time

Locum Childcare Paralegal – £20 - £25 per hour Umbrella – Remote Working – 4-6 Months – Thames Valley

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are currently working with an established Local Authority in the Thames Valley Region who are recruiting for a Locum Childcare Paralegal to join their department.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a Paralegal to become part of a forward thinking, proactive Local Authority. This is a full-time position however candidates with part-time availability may also be considered if they have the relevant experience.

The role is offered for an initial period of 4-6 Months but with a likelihood of being extended based on workload. This is offered on an all remote working basis.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within Local Government and Childcare Law handling their own caseload of pre-proceedings matters. However, candidates from a Private Practice background with Childcare Law may also be considered.

Duties may include:        

  • Providing legal support to one or more Solicitors within the Childcare team

  • Drafting C2, consent orders and all other applications via the courts portal system

  • Drafting of case summaries, briefs to Counsel and letters of instruction to experts

  • Diary maintenance of Solicitors and clients with court dates

  • Obtaining disclosure from third parties, such as schools, police and hospitals

  • Redacting of documents and carrying out disclosure

  • Preparing bundles for hearings and circulating them to court and the relevant parties

  • Making expert enquiries or obtaining Counsel for hearings

  • Attending meetings and minute taking

  • Reviewing evidence, documents and Section 7 Reports

  • Completing internal case lists for the progression of matters

This position is offering a rate of up to £25 per hour umbrella dependent on the individual work experience of each candidate.


Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.



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