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Senior Legal Assistant

  • Job reference: HN1909SLAB
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Support Staff
Job description: Location: Greater Manchester/Lancashire

Role: Legal Assistant - Data Protection/Disclosures

Hourly Rate: £8.50 - £11.50

Our client are looking for a Senior Legal Assistant familiar with Data Protection Issues. The role is to assist with disclosure of social services records in child abuse cases. The person appointed will be able to work to deadlines and on their own initiative. They will have a lawyer / senior lawyer to support them on each file. The successful candidate will be aware of/have experience of working in a local government role. They will be able to flag up relevant issues from files and be aware of what may /may not be relevant to disclose. The work can be repetitive and may suit a recent law graduate / LPC student. Some training will be given to the successful candidate.

Duties and Responsibilities;
*To assist the department with all routine disclosure work
*To understand what information can be disclosed
*Dealing with applications from the police
*Checking files and raising any important information on the specific case

Contract Details;
*3-4 month contract
*37 hours per week (9-5)
*Immediate start date available
*Negotiable hourly rate to match experience

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like more information, please contact Harry Northrop on 01772 208969 or email

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;

*Excellent pay rates
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialists legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available
*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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We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this position and we manage to place them into work. Contact Harry Northrop with referrals.