Childcare Paralegal/Caseworker

England, West Midlands
£15 - £25 per hour
13 Jan 2023
07 Feb 2023
Kate Jasper
Job Title
Practice Area
Child Law
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client in the West Midlands area is seeking an experienced childcare paralegal to join their in house legal team. You will join an established team and work supporting 2 childcare solicitors with the running and management of their case files. This enables the development of strong and successful working relationships.

Daily tasks could involve:

  • Preparing and drafting a range of case documents.
  • Dealing with disclosure requests.
  • Reviewing evidence and documents.
  • Redacting documents.
  • Filing and serving documents.
  • Arranging meetings & assisting with case progression. Ensuring all documents are accurate and proof reading for any discrepancies.
  • Performing legal research on points of childcare law.
  • Filing & issuing documents at court.
  • Bundle preparation including witness bundles and trial bundles.
  • Dealing with invoices.
  • Daily use of the case management system.

This client is looking preferably for someone who has worked as a Paralegal for a Local Authority previously, supporting the Childcare Team. However, anyone with experience in supporting childcare or family solicitors is encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a keen eye for detail and be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines; excellent time management skills are a must.

If you want to join a high performing, dedicated legal services team then we would be delighted to hear from you.

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