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Childcare Paralegal

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    £18 - £24 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Brogan Connolly

  • Email:

    brogan.connolly@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    922907_1638961872

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-14

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Sellick Partnership are looking for a Childcare Paralegal to join a London Borough Council on a locum 3-month contract.

This locum Childcare Paralegal role is expected to be an ongoing contract and is a hybrid of home and office working, with 1-day in the office weekly.

The Childcare Paralegal will have prior experience in Childcare Law, ideally from a local authority and should be knowledgeable in this area of law. Duties will include:

  • Assisting team lawyers with their more complex caseloads
  • Managing own caseload of Section 7s
  • Drafting letters, documents and applications
  • Liaising with third parties such as counsel, external lawyers and witnesses
  • Working with the client department

The London Council are looking for an experienced candidate who's flexible with good communication skills and open to learning new skills. Benefits of the role include:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Exposure to interesting and complex cases
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Ongoing locum position

This role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Childcare Paralegal to join a great team in a well-regarded legal services team. Prior experience in a similar role is essential.

If interested, please get in touch with Brogan Connolly in our Manchester Office to discuss.

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