Paralegal

Location
England, London, South East London
Salary
£17000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
12 Feb 2019
Closes
12 Mar 2019
Ref
BBBH10829
Contact
Andrew Burrows
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This firm have one of the best known names in Legal for community care and social housing work. They are ranked highly in the Legal 500 for multiple departments, and promote from within. It is extremely common for Paralegals to gain Training Contracts a year into employment here. They reward their staff very well. They are looking for a Paralegal in the Community Care, Court of Protection, Education and Public Law team.

The Firm

They take on both privately and publicly funded cases. Their private client base is increasing year on year.

They have an extremely strong criminal defence arm, as well as mental health, family, housing and more. The client is at the forefront of their minds, but so is the employee. They take very good care of their employees and their training is excellent. Although Training Contracts are, obviously, never guaranteed, they do issue them a lot, and offer Training Contracts to their existing Paralegals, rather than external ones.

The Role

Because the firm is growing, they are looking for LPC Graduates or junior Paralegals in Community Care, Court of Protection, Education and Public Law team for their East Dulwich office.

The Community Care department advises on disputes regarding services that are provided to people by local authority social services departments.

Their work is across: children and families, adults and carers, court of protection and judicial review. You will also have exposure to other areas of law, including Court of Protection, Education and Public Law. This will make your role extremely interesting and add a lot of strings to your bow.

The team are committed to client care and have an excellent base of connections and work coming in, they are a busy, thriving department.

Requirements

· You must have the LPC and an interest or experience in Community Care, Public Law, Education or Court of Protection work
· You must work well in a team
· You should have a caring and pleasant attitude
· Salary up to 21k, depending on experience

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Community Care, Education, Court of Protection or Public Law Paralegal to join this esteemed, Legal 500 firm in their East Dulwich office.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

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