Service Care Legal are currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant for Hampshire-based local authority within their Housing / Civil Litigation department. The role is initially for 3 months, with the strong possibility of extension beyond this.
ROLE: Legal Assistant
RATE: £18.00 to £22.00ph
CONTRACT: 6 months ongoing, 37 hours per week
Please not the role will be a hybrid working patter between home and office, and also flexible on the hours worked.
To provide support to Lawyers and Senior Lawyers within Housing Law
Most of the caseload will be to primarily to defend housing disrepair claims
Interviewing clients, witnesses and drafting statements
Drafting documents for court and tribunalsThe Candidate
At least 1 years' worth of legal experience within a Housing Law department
It is highly desirable that you have worked within a local authority environment previously
Strong IT skills is essential for this position
Someone who is organised and keen on time managementIf this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please contact Lloyd Stanley on (phone number removed), or email (url removed). We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250