Job Description


An annual salary of £16,840 - £19,146 (full-time equivalent salary £27,436-£31,194)

Contractual hours



Part time


East Midlands


Attractive Local Government Pension Scheme, Employee benefits programme

Date posted


Our friendly, proactive and Lexcel accredited Legal Services Team has an excellent opportunity for a Legal Assistant to join them.
This role provides the opportunity to work with both our internal and external clients alongside the more senior members of the team covering the council’s contentious and non-contentious legal work. Areas of practice will include regulatory enforcement, planning, commercial contracts, property, information governance and local government law.
You will be responsible for managing a variety of tasks, working in a sometimes-high-pressure environment to meet deadlines and managing a caseload of your own with supervision from members of the Legal Services Team.

Experience of working in a legal environment and/or any legal qualifications are desirable but not essential.

To find out more about this opportunity please contact Kerryn Woollett, Senior Solicitor – Litigation on 01530 454703 or by email to [email protected]

  • Part-time 22.25 hrs per week with an annual salary of £16,840 - £19,146 (full-time equivalent salary £27,436-£31,194)
  • Agile working scheme with a combination of home and office working
  • 33 days holiday pro rata (including bank holidays) increasing to 37 Days after 5 years
  • Attractive Local Government Pension Scheme with approx. 25% employer’s contribution
  • Employee benefits programme’ including payback on medical, dental and optical expenses
  • Continued training and development opportunities

If you would like to download the full job pack, please click on the link under attachments.

Applications must be made using the on-line application process.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job will be guaranteed an interview.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date: Sunday 13 August 2023

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