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DATE ADDED: Fri 05/07/2019

Legal Assistant

Derbyshire, UK

JOB TYPE: Contract

SALARY: £12.50 - £13.13/hour

Our client is seeking a Legal Assistant on an initial 2 Month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 37 Hours

Pay Rate: £12.50 P/H PAYE

Job Purpose:

To provide a legal support service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assist in the provision of legal advice and assistance in respect of the law relating to the Authority.

* Give information to departments and members of the public on matters relating to specific are of concern.

* Collate evidence and prepare findings on allocated cases.

* Research information and prepare draft documentation.

* Prepare draft committee reports and legal orders as required.

* Attend Public Inquires as need to provide support.

* Monitor debtor accounts and ensure accuracy of information.

* Negotiate and agree settlements with debtors as delegated.

* Provide administrative support in delivery of legal services within a defined area of activity.

Skills and Experience:

* Previous experience of preparing case litigation.

* Previous Local Authority experience.

* Good customer liaison and communications skills.

* Flexible approach to working.

* Ability to organise own load within team

* 4 GCSE's (including English) at Grade C or above or equivalent
Role: Legal Assistant
Job Type: Contract
Location: Derbyshire,

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