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Childcare Paralegal

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £15 - £25 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Kate Jasper

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 months +

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Our client in the Stoke area is seeking an experienced childcare paralegal to join their in house legal team. You will join an established team and work supporting a childcare solicitor with the running and management of their case files. Daily tasks could involve:

  • Preparing and drafting a range of case documents.
  • Dealing with disclosure requests.
  • Drafting consent orders.
  • 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.
  • 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 solicitors is encouraged to apply. The role shall last for an initial 4 month period, but may be extended further.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Kate Jasper in our Manchester office.

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