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Paralegal / Fee Earner / Lawyer

I'm currently recruiting for a paralegal / fee earner for private form in Worcestershire.

The client is looking for a professional individual with proven experience as a child care paralegal in the past.

The Council is predominately looking for an individual with a clear understanding of child care, family law, safeguarding and education law.

The responsibilities of a paralegal in the childcare department include:

, Managing own caseload of child care law matters
, Preparing court documents and reviewing statements prepared by the Children's Well Being (CWB)
, Providing advocacy in court relating to family law and child care matters
, Handling S7 & S37 cases and drafting SGO (Special Guardianship Reports)

The ideal candidate will
, Have at least 2 years' as a paralegal within childcare
, Have experience as a paralegal within childcare, family law, education law or similar areas of law.
, Have a clear and concise understanding of the childcare and education areas of law and have dealt with S7, S37 and EPO's previously
, Possess excellent organisational and administrative skills
, Have experience in working to deadlines and have the ability to work consistently under pressure

An up-to-date DBS check is essential.

The position presented is an opportunity to further a career in law through first-hand experience with handling own case matters and advocacy and through assisting solicitors with their childcare duties.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Laurence Cooper:
Telephone: 01772 208969
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The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
, Specialists legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
, Twice weekly payroll runs
, £250 training allowances
, Ltd and PAYE payment options available

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments.

We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's real expert in your area.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role.

Please contact Laurence on 01772 208969 with any referrals.