Childcare Paralegal

29 Mar 2021
26 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced Childcare Paralegal- who has the experience of dealing with public law matters in proceedings and has the ability to manage a number of protection cases in a court setting:


To have responsibility for maintaining a caseload of routine and some non-routine matters under the supervision and to provide clear and accurate legal advice to clients using the services

Qualification - Essential

GCSE Grade A-C (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics

Law degree or similar legal qualification

Relevant vocational training i.e. Legal Practice Course, Bar Vocational Course, (FILEX)

Advanced -Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Social Media

Essential - Skills, Abilities & Experience

Solid experience of working in a legal office

Able to demonstrate a record of achievement in drafting legal documentation

Advanced experience in using a case management system

Good experience of undertaking a caseload of routine and some non-routine matters

Able to demonstrate good experience of achieving chargeable hour's targets

Experience in providing legal services to clients to agreed standards and adhering to client care policies and initiatives

Good understanding of the workings of local government and the issues affecting a multi-cultural inner-city area

Solid experience in providing quality legal services to clients across the public sector

Experience and ability to represent the public sector in courts and tribunals

Proven experience of complying with practice management and other professional standards

Ability to record at least 1200 chargeable hours per annum

Solid verbal and written communication skills in a legal setting

Ability to embrace and implement the Equalities Policy

A pre-engagement screening is mandatory for this role

Five Years of References

Enhanced CRB/DBS

To apply for this role, candidates require a complete work history with No gaps

Diamond Blaque is an equal opportunities employer

Diamond Blaque is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy


Ref: DBR03854

Job Title: Childcare Paralegal

Salary: GBP18.48 per hour - Inside IR35

GBP23.67.00 per hour Umbrella/Ltd Pay Rate

Location: East London

Hours: 36 hours per week

Duration: 3 months - TBC after that

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