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  • £17 - £20 per hour
  • North West England
  • Locum
  • Legal, Local Government & Public Sector


North West - Lancashire

£15-£20 per hour

Hybrid working

A Paralegal is required to join a well-regarded local authority on a locum basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Highways and Environment Department to assist with Public Rights of Way.

You will assist with the general legal work of the team particularly relating to public rights of way matters. Ket duties will include:

  • Dealing with Public Rights of Way matters within the team particularly the submission of matters to the Planning inspectorate
  • Preparation of electronic bundles of documents for Planning Inspectorate as per their checklist
  • Providing to support and assistance to Solicitors in the team including three fully remote Public Rights of Way locum Solicitors
  • Retrieval of paper files, searching for documentation on paper and electronic files, scanning
  • Drafting Orders and Notices
  • Such other duties and responsibilities of a similar grade and nature as may be required.

Our client is happy to consider candidates from either a public or private practice.

The role will be a hybrid working arrangement and initially for a period of 4 months.

This is an exciting and progressive organisation which has seen candidates who are successful have the opportunity to develop their career professionally and organically through the organisation.

If you are interested, please apply immediately to be considered for short-listing. Alternatively, should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Jennifer McPhail in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide and we assess applications based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice on our website.

Jennifer McPhail Recruitment Consultant

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