Childrens Legal Assistant

Smethwick, UK
05 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal Assistant Job, Based in Oldbury, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority

Your new company

Due to an internal service redesign, we are now looking to recruit a Childrens Legal Assistant to work with Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council on a temporary, on-going basis. Sandwell Council is the largest employer in the borough that help provide a comprehensive range of services across its six towns. They are committed to the provision of high quality services across the borough.

Your new role

As an experience Legal Assistant, you will be working with the Children's Social Care team based in Oldbury. You will be required to assist with the preparation of court papers and bundles to assist the Solicitors. This will also involve indexing and filing the relevant documents and general administrative duties. There may be advocacy work required where you will accompany the Solicitors to lower courts.

What you'll need to succeed

As an experienced Legal Assistant, you will be educated to a degree level and have a current LPC, equivalent or working towards one. You will have experience of working previously in a legal position and have experience of providing support to a wider legal team.

What you'll get in return

You will be working with an employer who is an accredited Investor in People and who are renowned for their supportive culture that can offer flexible working. You will be covering a range of potential projects within the council and have input into lots of different areas, offering a great deal of variety and flexibility. You will be working for the largest employer in the borough across six towns: Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Wednesbury and West Bromwich.

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