Childcare Paralegal

£20 - 25 per hour
30 Jan 2023
27 Feb 2023
Sam Cox
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Locum Childcare Paralegal – Up to £25 per hour Umbrella – Hybrid Working – West Midlands

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are currently working with an established Local Authority in the West Midlands 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.

The role is offered for an initial period of 3 Months but with a likelihood of being extended based on workload.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within Local Government specialising in Childcare Law. However, candidates from a Private Practice background with Family Law experience may also be considered.

Duties may include:        

  • Assisting Solicitors on a variety of Childcare matters
  • Handling care applications to include c110 and c2 applications
    • Drafting consent orders and all other applications via the courts portal system
    • Preparing bundles for court and drafted court orders
    • Dealing with private law matters to include section 7 and section 37 cases
    • Hosting conference meetings, drafted witness statements and redacted documents
    • Providing legal support to one or more solicitor
      • 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
      • Making expert enquiries or obtaining counsel for hearings
      • Attending meetings and minute taking
      • Completing internal case lists for the progression of matters

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

Locum Childcare Paralegal – Up to £25 per hour Umbrella – Hybrid Working – West Midlands

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