Family Childcare Paralegal


  • Family Childcare

Reports To:

  • Head of Family Childcare, Helen Bull


We require a Childcare Paralegal who is enthusiastic, helpful, organised and approachable to join our growing childcare team to offer support for our successful expanding law firm.

The successful candidate will have excellent verbal, written and numeric communication skills.  You will have knowledge of the Microsoft suite of applications and be flexible in your approach with a willingness to assist with varied tasks as they arise.

Principal Duties:

  • Preparing court bundles;
  • Dealing with client telephone calls;
  • Meeting with clients to prepare statements and take basic instructions;
  • Preparing court applications, to include expert assessments;
  • Preparing briefs to counsel and preparation of papers for counsel;
  • File management, to include dealing with routine correspondence and emails;
  • Undertaking Legal Aid costs reviews;
  • Knowledge of CCMS would be an advantage.

We offer the opportunity to work and learn in a successful, supportive law firm that values hard work and commitment to Client service.

The role is for 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m.). We offer a competitive salary.

Previous applicants need not apply.

No agencies please.

We are committed to being an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Please send your CV and covering letter to our Practice Administrator, Mrs Joanne Arnold at (

Closing Date: Friday 25 May 2018