Child Care Parlegal / Legal Executive

The successful candidate will spend time at Court with Counsel, prepare bundles, keep files in good order and assist a senior solicitor and para-legal.

Key Skills Required:

•It would be a real benefit to have some working knowledge of the CCMS Legal Aid Portal;

•It would be a real benefit to have relevant Child Care law knowledge and  a passion for Child Care Law;

•The ability to manage a busy and varied workload, working independently and as part of a team.

•To have a good eye for detail;

•Excellent IT skills;

£16,500 – £18,500 PA Pro Rata – Depending on experience. 

Apply now by sending your cv and covering letter by email to

General Information:

Please note that due to the number of applications we receive we are not always able to respond to each applicant individually.

Trainees & Paralegals:  Normally our trainees are recruited initially as Paralegals and, provided we are happy with their performance, they then progress to a training contract. At present we have one trainee.

The qualities we are looking for in a prospective trainee (this is not an exhaustive list) include the following:-

    • High academic qualifications. We do not normally consider applicants with less than a 2:1 degree, although we sometimes make exceptions to this rule if other academic qualifications are particularly good;
    • Good commercial awareness and ability to use ones initiative when required;
    • High understanding of, and approach to, law and procedure;
    • Enthusiasm and interest for the areas of law in which the firm specialises;
    • Practical experience of the workplace, dealing with a wide cross section of people;
    • Experience of working in a legal environment;
  • Interests and achievements outside the workplace and the law

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