Paralegal (Social Care & Safeguarding)

You will be required to support the provision of a comprehensive legal service to the Council.

Duties of the post include:

– To provide specific legal assistance, through allocated tasks and a caseload appropriate to the post.

– To provide administrative support within a busy legal office environment.

– To provide support to members of the team on major projects.

Requirements of the post:

– Recent knowledge and experience in supporting a legal team dealing with child care is desirable

– Skills, knowledge and understanding of law and practice

– Experience in undertaking administrative tasks as may be required in a busy legal office environment to include large document production, Court bundling, minute taking, photocopying, scanning

– Experience of / skills in drafting legal documentation and advising and negotiating is desirable

– Demonstrable communication skills both orally and in writing

– Research and analysis skills to include use of on-line resources

– Willing and able to adapt to new and differing areas of work and/ or procedures

For an informal discussion please contact Mark Kamlow, Principal Lawyer (Social Care & Safeguarding) on 0116 454 0123. 

Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our preferred method of contact.

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