Legal Assistant

Job Description

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a local authority based in the South West of England who are seeking a Senior Legal Assistant to join their team on a contract basis. Please find below further details with regards to this position and the requirements for this role.

ROLE: Senior Legal Assistant
LOCATION: Devon / remote working
RATE: £15.00 to £17.50 per hour
CONTRACT: 3 months ongoing, 37 hours per week

Please note that this role can be a full remote working position.

The Role

  • Provide advice on routine and simple legal issues and cases, research and understand relevant areas of the law to ensure Council policies and procedures are compliant
  • Draft pleadings and witness statements and prepare bundles for court/tribunal hearings
  • Attend court/tribunal and present cases at interlocutory and final hearings on behalf of the County Council
  • You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas including Conveyancing, Employment, Litigation, Contract, Childcare and Adult Social Care

The Person

  • A law-related qualification or relevant legal work experience would be essential for this role
  • Previous Legal Assistant / Legal Admin / Legal Clerk experience would be desirable for this position
  • Strong organisation and time management skills would be essential for this position

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please feel free to reach out to Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969, or email [email protected]. We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.

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