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Legal Assistant

  • Job reference: LSLAF/2904
  • Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Support Staff
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Job description: Service Care Legal are recruiting for a Legal Assistant to join a local authority on an initial 3-month contract. This is a fantastic opportunity to join busy and varied team in progressing caseloads of Family matters from inception to completion.

ROLE: Legal Assistant
DEPARTMENT:Family & Social Care
RATE: Up to £11.00ph
CONTRACT: 3 months ongoing

The Role

- To draft and prepare legal documents for Family Court Proceedings
- To provide legal and administrative support to solicitors in Legal Services
- Attending upon witnesses to prepare statements/reports
- Instruct and attend conferences with Counsel

The Candidate

- A Legal Assistant or Paralegal ideally experienced within the field of Family Court proceedings
- Previous experience within a local government is desirable but not essential
- Ability to work to strict deadlines and in a pressurised environment
- Be able to interpret legislation as appropriate

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a rapidly-growing Local Authority who offer a supportive working environment, including the opportunity to work from home for part of the week.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Lloyd Stanley on
Telephone 01772 208969
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We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Lloyd on 01772 208969 with any referrals.

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.