Temporary Legal/Litigation Assistant – Maternity Cover

Recruiter
Proactive Personnel Ltd
Location
Telford, Telford and Wrekin
Salary
£10 - £11/hour DOE
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Proactive Personnel Ltd was established in 1999 and has grown to become a market leading Recruitment Agency. We are looking to recruit an experienced Legal professional to help assist and support our legal affairs department, based at our Head Office in Telford. This is a temporary role for circa 10 months.
THE ROLE
• You will work autonomously in a role with support from the company Senior Partner (Legal Affairs) as and when required
• Provide guidance and support to management, colleagues and head office departments
• Representation at court on behalf of Proactive Personnel Limited
• Carrying out debt recovery litigation from initial notification to settlement of claim
• Maintenance of litigation reporting for board meetings
• Commercial property lease management – multisite
• Company Insurance policy management of motor fleet, public, employers and professional indemnity insurance
• Management of employment tribunals from initial stage to settlement
• Company accreditation management
• General legal administration/emails coupled with ad hoc duties as and when required

EXPERIENCE
o Proven experience as a Legal Executive / Solicitor is preferred
o Law degree qualified – minimal entry level will be considered
o Previous experience or knowledge of litigation is essential
o Able to work unsupervised on own initiative
o Confidence to deal with own caseload files

Personal attributes
o Drive and determination
o Accuracy and attention to detail
o Strong communication skills
o Teamwork and leadership
o Commercial awareness
o Full driving licence required