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Legal Assistant

  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: GOV00120
  • Published: Fri 23/11/2018, 11:02 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 11/12/2018, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time.
  • Salary: £27402 - £29010
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Tower Hamlets
Role Purpose

A vibrant and diverse borough, from the soaringheights of Canary Wharf to the bustling street market on Petticoat Lane, TowerHamlets is home to some of London’s most recognisable street scenes. Thisvibrant borough is also one of London’s most diverse: a proud melting pot ofcultures and traditions that makes Tower Hamlets such a unique place to live,work, learn and do business. Based in East London, with excellent transport links and in closeproximity to Canary Wharf, our borough is a fascinating place to work with arich history and heritage and a diverse community.

It is an exciting time in Tower Hamlets and a greatopportunity to join the Council and help shape its future. Tower Hamlets has anestablished Lexcel accredited Legal Team that provides services to the Councilacross the full range of its functions. Westrive to provide excellent services and pride ourselves on the excitingvariety of work we undertake in-house. Wehave recently restructured our service to better align with the council’sfunctions and meet its changing needs and are now looking for experienced andhighly motivated professionals to join the existing team.



Key Responsibilities

You will provide supporton case work, including conducting some routine cases across the Legal teams, by rotation. You will be able to balance the demands of routine casework and carrying out paralegal support such as preparing bundles for court, issuing proceedings and attending counsel at court.



Requirements

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to pick up newareas of work relatively quickly and work at pace.

You will have completed and passed the LegalPractice Course.



  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: GOV00120
  • Published: Fri 23/11/2018, 11:02 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 11/12/2018, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time.
  • Salary: £27402 - £29010
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

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