Locum Childcare & Education Paralegal

Locum Childcare & Education Paralegal

Venn Group | UK, UK, UK

Posted 11 days ago

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Locum Childcare & Education Paralegal – Up to £25 per hour Umbrella – Predominantly Remote Working – West Midlands

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are currently working with an established Local Authority in the West Midlands who are recruiting for a Locum Childcare & Education Paralegal to join their department.

This is a full-time position however candidates with part-time availability may also be considered as long as candidates can work a minimum of 3 days per week.

The role is offered for an initial period of 3 months but with a likelihood of being extended based on workload. This is a predominantly remote position however occasional office presence will be required.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within Local Government as a Legal Executive, Paralegal or Legal Assistant. This position covers both the Childcare and Education teams so Paralegals with experience in either or both areas would be desirable.

Duties may include:

  • Providing legal support to one or more Solicitors across the Childcare and Education team
  • Preparing bundles for hearings and circulating them to court and the relevant parties
  • Drafting of case summaries, briefs to counsel and letters of instruction to experts
  • Assisting with Education Law matters including school admission appeals
  • Carrying out administrative support and preparation of welfare and Deprivation of Liberty authorisation cases in the Court of Protection
  • Drafting C2, consent orders and all other applications via the courts portal system
  • Diary maintenance of Solicitors and clients with court dates
  • Obtaining disclosure from third parties, such as schools, police and hospitals
  • Redacting of documents and carrying out disclosure
  • Reviewing evidence, documents and Section 7 Reports
  • Completing internal case lists for the progression of matters

For further information, please contact Connie Ross or Tom Hoult on , alternatively email

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

Locum Childcare & Education Paralegal – Up to £25 per hour Umbrella – Predominantly Remote Working – West Midlands