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Education Paralegal

Education Paralegal

  • Location

    Cardiff

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Nicole Smith

  • Email:

    nsmith@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    02922 260 612

  • Job ref:

    BH-27330

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-20

  • Start date:

    2021-12-21

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Education Paralegal
Cardiff

The opportunity:
We are working with a highly reputable law firm with offices nationwide, who are looking for their next successful addition to the Education advice team as a Education Paralegal. This is a very rare job opportunity to work within this niche area of law amongst specialist solicitors who will offer you fantastic training opportunities to aid your legal development.

As a Education Paralegal you will be assisting with research and providing valuable information on a mixed bag of matters such as (but not limited to):
  • Securing additional support for special educational needs (SEN)
  • Claims for disability discrimination
  • Exclusion appeals
  • Admission appeals
  • School non-attendance
  • Disputes with schools, including bullying out of education
  • Impartial advice
  • Negligent treatment

The experience you will bring to the team:
  • A keen drive to learn
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and attention to detail
  • Good research skills
  • Compassion and good communication
  • Previous Education advice experience (desirable but not essential)
  • Committed to rigour around treating all clients fairly

This role offers full training within Education Law and CILEX funding for the right candidate.

Are you up for the challenge ?
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly regarded law firm, with excellent training opportunities and develop your career as a Paralegal.
If this sounds like your next career move and is of interest to you, apply now.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.
*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.