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Legal Assistant

Job Description

Service Care Legal are currently recruiting on behalf of a local authority in the Wiltshire region who are seeking a Legal Assistant to join the property legal team in progressing matters through to completion.

ROLE: Legal Assistant
LOCATION: Wiltshire
RATE: £11.70 per hour to £14.36 per hour
CONTRACT: 3 months ongoing, 37 hours per week

The Role

  • To assist the Senior Lawyer and the Lawyers in progressing Property caseloads through to completion
  • Cases will include preparation of leases, buying and selling commercial and residential property, Finance Agreements, Options Agreement, Pre-emptions Agreements, Wayleaves, easements and commercial conveyancing
  • To also deal with matters such as s278 agreements, standard commercial leases,, purchases and sales of commercial and residential property and boundary queries
  • To assist with the wider planning and highways team with general duties

The Person

  • A law graduate (LPC, LLM or LLB) with at least 6 months of Paralegal or Legal Assistant work experience
  • It is essential that the successful candidate has experience of working within a Property Law department
  • To have the ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure
  • A strong work ethic with good team working skills is essential

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please contact Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969, or email We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.