Childcare Paralegal

Location Sheffield
Discipline: Legal Recruitment and Legal Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££20000 - £24000 per annum
Contact name: Rhys Spencer

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Job ref: BBBH15187_1683654185
Published: 28 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Childcare Paralegal
£20,000 - £24,000
Sheffield City Centre
Full Time, Permanent

Who we are:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

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About the business:

CRA Legal are recruiting for a well-known local law firm with offices across South Yorkshire. The firm are a friendly, respected organisation who have seen a period of growth across their business. As a result of increasing workload, our client is looking to hire an experienced paralegal into their family and childcare department. This role is ideal for a candidate who is looking to continue their career in family or childcare law.

If successful, you will perform the following role as an Childcare Paralegal:

* Working closely with a senior fee earner, supporting with a comprehensive caseload of sensitive disputes and child proceedings matters
* Handling initial enquiries from clients, providing expert advice on legal queries and cases
* Dealing with communications, correspondence, documentation, letters, emails and calls
* Liaising with all key stakeholders including solicitors, opposing council, clients and court professionals
* Attending meetings, court appearances and consultations
* Preparing court bundles for trials
* General administrative tasks on files

The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:

* 22 days holiday + bank holidays
* Additional annual leave during XMAS office closure
* Additional leave following the bank holidays over Easter, May and August bank holidays
* Flexible working upon request
* Hybrid working upon request
* Pension scheme
* Westfield health scheme

To apply, you will be required to meet the following criteria:

* It is essential that you have previous experience working as a Paralegal in Family or Child Law

How to apply:

If this Childcare Paralegal vacancy, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

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Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This Childcare Paralegal vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.