Family Childcare Paralegal

Sacco Mann
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an enthusiastic and motivated Paralegal with a depth of experience in Childcare Law? If so, this opportunity should not be missed. Assisting on high quality Childcare files, you will join a long and well-established North Yorkshire firm with an excellent regional reputation.

This role is made even better due to the LEXCEL accredited firm you will be joining. Initially you will join on an assistant basis, however, the ultimate goal is for you to progress to the point where you will be running your own files covering a broad spectrum of Family matters. This role would really suit someone who sees a long term career in this practice area.

The Role:

  • Joining a busy family department, you will assist with childcare proceedings.
  • Day to day duties will include drafting statements, drafting applications for submissions to court, preparing bundles and liaising with experts.
  • This will be a real client facing role where you will liaise confidently with clients from varied backgrounds.
  • This role also comes with excellent scope for progression. Although initially you will assist on files but the end goal is for you to progress to running your own files that cover a broad spectrum of Family matters.

The Candidate:

  • The ideal candidate for this role would be someone with a real enthusiasm for family and childcare law who sees a long term career in this practice area.
  • You must also have a depth of experience in this area as well as a solid understanding of the technical areas.
  • It is desirable that you are monitoring the legal aid certificate aspect of care.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a necessity for this role.
  • You must be educated to degree level.


  • Competitive Salary
  • High quality work
  • 25 days holiday
  • Impressive Pension Scheme
  • Great location in the heart of York.

How to Apply:

If you would like to apply for this role then please contact Kim Wilkes or another member of the Chartered Legal Executive and Paralegal division at Sacco Mann. Alternatively, if this role is not for you but you know someone who could be interested then please contact them or us as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms, please visit our website.