Legal Assistant

Posted 29 May 2024
Salary Circa £16 p/hour via an umbrella company
Job type Temporary
Discipline Legal & Governance Recruitment
Contact NameClara Willis

Job description

Our client, based in Devon, is currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant on a 6-month temporary contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is circa £16 per hour, via an umbrella company, but is negotiable based on experience. The role will be based predominantly from home, but office attendance will be required occasionally.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within a legal team previously, and be interested in pursuing a career in law.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Supporting across Childcare, Adult Social Care, Planning, Highways and Property divisions as required

  • Assisting the County Solicitor and the Conveyancing Manager

  • Experience required:

    • Experience required in a Legal environment

    Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

    • Passionate about pursuing a career in law

    • Ability to organise own workload

    • Ability to work to deadlines

    • Effective communication skills

    Working hours:

    • 37 hours per week

    • Monday – Friday, 8.30am-5pm

    Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

    James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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