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Paralegal/Trainee Solicitor – Family/Childcare Team

Job Description

We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Paralegal or Trainee Solicitor to join our talented Family and Childcare team.

The responsibilities of this role involve:

● Assisting a team of experienced lawyers, under the guidance of Jonathan Woodhouse, one of the firm's directors, in handling a diverse caseload related to childcare matters.

● Gaining exposure to matters including care proceedings, child arrangements and general family law.

● Assisting in the representation of clients in the Magistrates and County Court under the supervision of our experienced team.

● Developing effective communication skills to explain complex legal information in a clear and appropriate manner.

● Participating in client interactions, providing empathetic support and ensuring they are well informed throughout the legal process.

Essential Requirements:

● Degree in Law or a relevant legal field.

● Strong desire to build a career in Family and Childcare Law.

● Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

● Compassionate and supportive demeanour.

This position presents an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate or someone at the beginning of their legal career to gain practical experience and learn from a team of seasoned professionals. The successful candidate will have the opportunity for progression within the firm. The salary for this role is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £25,000.00 per year


  • Bereavement leave
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free flu jabs


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: JW/Childcare

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