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Legal Assistant

  • Job reference: EC1904CHILDASSIST
  • Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Support Staff
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Job description: LEGAL ASSISTANT

Location: Greater Manchester
Job Type: Contract
Area of expertise: Childcare
Salary: £10LTD+ per hour

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as a Legal Assistant for a local authority in Greater Manchester on an initial 3 month contract. You will be working as Legal Assistant in the Childcare assisting with a caseload. You will be confident in reviewing court documentation to provide information to the CPS. The ideal candidate will be competent in dealing with clients on the telephone and have experience in a public authority and with legal document drafting. You will be competent in using Microsoft Office.

Responsibilities:
*Draft childcare documents
*Draft instructions to Counsel
*Complete electronic court bundling
*Client contact inbound and outbound
*Review and collate client information
*Process claims
*Use Microsoft Office to fulfil your administrative duties
*Undertake any other work as directed by the Senior Lawyer
Requirements:
*Strong organisational, administrative and IT skills
*Proactive and able to prioritise tasks to deadlines working with own initiative
*Team player with a professional approach to all levels of staff
*Excellent communication skills and client-focused approach
*Knowledge of the public sector desirable
*Knowledge of childcare Legal Aid issues desirable

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal:
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

For all our latest vacancies and to register for job alerts please visit www.servicecare.org.uk/legal