Civil Litigation Legal Assistant (Sandwell)

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Smethwick, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1179802887
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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 Civil Litigation 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 experienced Legal Assistant, you will be working in the fast paced Civil Litigation team providing support to the Solicitors in preparation for court, including drafting court documents, index bundles, witness lists and liaising with third parties. There will be some advocacy work as you will support the Solicitors attending court and tribunals and assisting with any follow up actions.

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.

What you need to do now
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