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Legal Assistant- Children & Families

Job Description

Service Care Legal are recruiting a Legal assistant within a Local Authority based in the Merseyside area. The successful candidate will be joining a successful, growing team. The role will be hybrid 2/3 days in office the rest at home, looking for someone with experience in childcare or Public Law, conducting care proceedings and processing court orders.

ROLE: Legal assistant (childcare team)
LOCATION: Liverpool
CONTRACT: 3 months Locum- on going
RATE: £14-£15ph

The Role-

  • Candidate will be confident to provide support to Solicitors and team members.
  • The role will involve some Admin tasks.
  • Drafting court applications, prepare witness statements, deal with correspondence, brief and help instruct the counsel and other experts.

The Person-

  • A hard working, supportive and enthusiastic individual.
  • Prior experience within a legal team essential. Preferable with Local Authority experience but this is not essential.
  • Strong communicator with clients, solicitors and colleagues following a good use of admin skills also necessary.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you or someone you may know, don't hesitate to get in touch with Beth Kirby Via email, or via phone on 01772208969

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.