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Legal Assistant

S01/S02 £29,424 - £33,627 p.a.

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Resources
Grade
S01/S02 £29,424 - £33,627 p.a.
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 35 hours per week
Job ref
FR/5104/SB
Site
7 Newington Barrow Way, London N7 7EP
Town
London
Salary
S01/S02 £29,424 - £33,627 p.a.
Closing
31/05/2018 23:59

Islington Council

Opportunities within Legal Services, Resources Directorate

Several exciting opportunities are available and open to solicitors, barristers, chartered legal executives and paralegals, that are able to meet the specific requirements of the roles at Islington Council, a proactive forward thinking legal service.

We are seeking knowledgeable, passionate and creative thinking lawyers with business acumen, who want to help us make a difference, as we are deeply committed to improvement and great customer service.

The council offers many excellent employee benefits including access to a pension scheme, childcare vouchers, generous annual leave, flexible working arrangements, all in addition to working in a friendly and supportive work environment.

We are looking for applicants with good technical knowledge (ideally in a Local Government context – although this is not essential) and able to demonstrate a “can do” approach.

You must be organised and be able to work under pressure with minimal supervision while being a valuable team player and be able to manage conflicting priorities to deadlines. Applicants must also have excellent communication skills enabling them to build strong relationships with clients.

Legal Assistant (Community Services Team) - Permanent, SO1/SO2 £29,424 - £33,627 p.a.

To hold a small child care caseload, assist with duty and all aspects of child care proceedings, including attending Public Law Outline (PLO) and Legal Planning Meetings (LPMs).

Closing date: Thursday 31 May 2018 at 23:59

Interview and test date: Week commencing 9 July 2018

For an informal discussion about the above posts, please contact: Uma Mehta CBE, Acting Assistant Director, Corporate & Dispute Resolution, on 0207 527 3127, or at uma.mehta@islington.gov.uk.

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