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Childcare Paralegal Locum

  • Location

    Kent, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20 - £22 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Amy Swain

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


Local Authority

£20 per hour


3 months


A Childcare paralegal is required to join a busy and supportive local authority near Kent. My client is looking for a Childcare paralegal to join them on a 3 month basis.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates coming from Private Practice looking to gain experience in the Public Sector with a supportive team to learn from.

As a Childcare paralegal you will support two solicitors with Childcare Pre-Proceeding cases. Other duties will include:

Key responsibilities and cases will include:

  • Attending Pre-Proceeding meetings
  • Reviewing documents
  • Handling client inquiries and duty matters
  • Instructing Counsel
  • Managing diaries
  • Assisting the Principal solicitor, Solicitor and Advocate with additional cases

Required skills and experience of the Childcare Paralegal:

  • Proven experience working as a paralegal supporting solicitors
  • Experience supporting a solicitor in either Childcare or Family Law

Benefits of the role:

  • Flexible hours
  • A competitive hourly rate
  • Team support and guidance

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, please apply now, or contact Amy Swain at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642, or via email on amy.swain@sellickpartnership.co.uk.

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