Childcare Paralegal

London (Greater)
£18.00 - £25.00 per hour
05 Jan 2023
02 Feb 2023
Job Title
Practice Area
Child Law
Contract Type
Full Time

A local authority based in London is seeking a Childcare Paralegal for an initial period of 3 months.

The successful Childcare Paralegal will be required to undertake the following duties:

  • Support a team of childcare lawyers,
  • Prepare bundles,
  • Draft applications and witness statements,
  • Assist with PLO matters,
  • Liaise with counsel, social workers, and other key personnel and,
  • Prepare S.7 and S.37 reports.

Previous experience working as a childcare paralegal is essential. You must have 6 months minimum experience as this role will require someone to hit the ground running and carry a caseload from the outset. Candidates with experience assisting a family department in the private sector are encouraged to apply.

This is a hybrid working role. You will need to attend the council offices on a weekly basis and for team meetings.

Due to the urgent nature of the role, we are seeking candidates available on no more than two weeks’ notice.