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Paralegal - Education Law - Cardiff

We are looking for a hardworking Paralegal to join our busy Education Department based at our Cardiff Office located at Cardiff Gate Business Park. 

Please note that the successful candidate will have completed a qualifying law degree (LLB) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL).

No previous experience within the education law sector is needed as full training will be provided.

Required Skills:

  • Ambition and a keen drive to learn
  • Very good organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Good research skills
  • Compassion and good communication
  • Professional conduct 

Experience using a Case Management System is preferable, but not essential as training will be provided.

Driving Licence/own car is essential due to commuting to our office based at Cardiff Gate Business Park. 

Key tasks include:

  • Acting as a point of contact and providing legal advice to clients.
  • Being responsible for a varied caseload with an appropriate level of supervision.
  • Complying with Tribunal deadlines. 
  • Assistance with drafing legal pleadings.  
  • Time recording and time management. 
  • Legal and non-legal research. 
  • Ensure the confidentiality of the client and firm’s information and documentation  at all times.
  • Supporting marketing and business development (e.g. attending marketing events)
  • Generally assisting legal assistants and fee earners as requested.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of the client and firm’s information and documentation  at all times.

 


Office Hours:  Mon – Fri  09:00 – 17:15, but flexible hours will be considered.

Holiday: 25 days plus Bank Holidays

Bonus Holiday Scheme (12 additional days leave) 

Salary: up to £21,000 dependent on experience

To apply for the position, please send your CV to Andrew Barrowclough, Head of Education Law Department: andrewbarrowclough@hcbgroup.com