Legal Assistant, Kent - An exciting opportunity has arisen for ambitious Legal Assistants and Legal Secretaries to support a busy new team of Child Care Lawyers.
JOB TITLE: Legal Assistant
PQE REQUIRED: 12 months experience
SALARY: Dependent on Experience
A busy public sector organisation is offering a number of Legal Assistant, Paralegal and Legal Secretary opportunities within a growing child care team. Working closely with busy Lawyers you will provide a wide range of support depending on your experience. The Legal Assistant / Paralegal will carry out legal research, liaise with clients and prepare court bundles for hearings. The Legal Secretary will produce documents, complete standard care order applications and offer general administrative support. This is an immediate start role and offered on a rolling contract.
The appointed Legal Assistant and Legal Secretary will possess in excess of 12 months experience of supporting legal teams. Whilst it would be beneficial to have gained previous experience in Childcare, this is not essential, providing you are able to demonstrate a genuine interest in Child Care law. Exceptional organisational and time-management skills are essential, as is the ability to take a professional and empathetic approach to clients during a difficult time. You must be available to commence a new role immediately. This role has the potential to become permanent for a high performing and enthusiastic candidate.
In addition, if you know any Legal Assistant / Legal Secretary who may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).