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Legal Assistant

  • Location

    Darlington, County Durham

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £10 - £15 per hour + DOE

  • Consultant:

    Laura Smith

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months+

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Sellick Partnership are recruiting a Legal Assistant for a Local Authority based in Darlington.

This role presents a unique opportunity for a Legal Assistant to gain exposure to childcare, adult social care, and education law within a public sector legal environment.

The successful Legal Assistant with have responsibility for:

  • Drafting court applications
  • Preparing witness statements
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Preparing bundles for court
  • Attending meetings
  • Legal research

Previous experience working in family or childcare law would be desirable for this role, although any previous paralegal experience would be beneficial.

This Legal Assistant post is a full time position, to begin immediately for an initial period of 3 months, although it is likely the assignment will continue beyond that.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Laura Smith in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.