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Legal Officer

  • Employer: Lincolnshire County Council
  • Reference: 17614
  • Published: Tue 17/01/2023, 13:11 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/02/2023, 22:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Flexible Hours
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,968 - £23,194
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Are you looking for a challenging role in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you skilled in office administration with an interest in the legal sector and dealing with claims?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a legal officer to join our Civil Litigation Team.

The role

The focus of the post is on investigating and dealing with a case load of property damage claims, providing a high level of customer service and assisting Lawyers who run a varied case load of civil cases.

What we're looking for

The ideal candidate will possess a good level of skill and expertise from within an office environment, good customer service and inter-personal skills and be confident in the use of various computer applications.

The candidate should have an interest in the legal sector, be highly organised, flexible and focused.  A strong team player is required who will be able to apply their knowledge innovatively and proactively.

Duties are varied but will include investigating low level property damage claims, drafting letters and documents, dealing with members of the public and administrative tasks for other Lawyers in the team. Full training will be provided.

What we can offer

We will help you learn new skills, encourage your development and work with you to reach your potential, all within a friendly and welcoming environment where no two days are ever the same and we all want to succeed together.

We are offering a competitive salary of £21,968 - £23,194 along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.

The council has a smarter working policy which does provide a great degree of flexibility between home and office working. This post does however require some office attendance on a weekly basis, which is currently is one day per week each Wednesday when all team members attend the office.

Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure

Next steps

If this sounds like the role for you, then please read through the full Job Description, to ensure that your skills and experience meet the required criteria and to help you do the best application possible, before clicking apply! 

If you would like further information on this role please contact Leigh Middleton, Principal Lawyer, on 07825 357875 or leigh.middleton@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Applications Close at midnight on Monday 13th February. Interviews will take place on the 6th and 9th March 2023.

 

Downloads

  • Job Description - Legal Officer
  • Job Information Pack

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Lincolnshire County Council
  • Reference: 17614
  • Published: Tue 17/01/2023, 13:11 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/02/2023, 22:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Flexible Hours
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,968 - £23,194
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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