Childcare Paralegal

  • £25000 - £35000 per annum
  • Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
  • Permanent

Our client, a leading North East law firm, are recruiting for an experienced Childcare Paralegal/ Childcare Fee Earner to join their team in Gateshead. It is essential that the successful candidate has a minimum of 2 years' experience dealing with childcare proceedings for this role.

The firm are open to an experienced paralegal, or a fee earner who is confident in running their own caseload. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years' public childcare experience, either gained within the public sector or private practice.


  • Handling a caseload of public childcare work, to include child abduction, child protection issues, special guardianship and adoption matters.
  • Providing an expert level of client care at all times.
  • Attending to clients in person.
  • Drafting of applications and legal documentation.
  • Corresponding with clients and third parties.
  • Court attendance.


  • Upwards of 2 years' public childcare experience is essential.

What's on offer?:

  • Salary to £35,000 dependent on experience/ fee earning status.
  • Hybrid working.
  • Genuine career progression opportunities.
  • Excellent mentor.
  • Ongoing training and development.

To apply for this Childcare Paralegal role, please do so via the link or contact Chloe Murphy in the Private Practice East Division on 0113 467 9783.

Chloe Murphy Executive Consultant

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