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Legal Assistant

  • Job reference: EC2004SCHOOLASSIST
  • Location: Bolton, 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: Locum
Area of Expertise: Education and Schools
Salary: £8.00+ LTD per hour

You will be working within the Education Team as Legal Assistant dealing with all aspects of education law and governance in a public authority setting. You will be working primarily to undertake the clerking of school admission appeal hearings. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and communication skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines. Training will be provided.


*Act as clerk in school admission appeal hearings.
*Your focus will be on Education and School Law matters.
*Provide assistance to a wide range of service users including external users.
*Draft documentation as required.
*Liaise with clients and other users on a daily basis.
*Assist Solicitors with tasks as required
*Keep up to date on relevant legislation and implement accordingly.

*Local authority experience desirable
*Experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal essential
*Ability to work independently
*Understanding of local authority governance
*Good drafting skills

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email

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.

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