IN-HOUSE - Legal Assistant

Hays Legal
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£10.00 - £13.00 per hour + Training
16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Navita Rooprai
Full time
Contract type

Your new company
Based in the heart of Manchester city centre, this organisation is focused on protecting their clients and setting standards within the UK. The legal team is looking to recruit five legal assistants, initially on a temporary basis for a period of 6 months, to support a busy caseload.

Your new role
The role itself will involve managing the preparation of cases referred for hearing, including drafting instructions to Counsel. You will also be involved with liaising with professionals, defence solicitors and other involved parties and monitoring the progress of the case. As part of the role you will be assisting in the management of cases under investigation. You will be dealing with both basic and complex correspondence from interested parties.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful, you must have excellent communication skills and a strong legal academic record. You will ideally have experience as a paralegal or legal assistant and will have completed your LPC or be very close to finishing your LPC. GDL and law graduates will also be considered, this opening could also suit future trainee solicitors who are due to start their training contract after December 2018.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a competitive salary, excellent training and legal experience in a supportive and well-structured environment, with the possibility that this role could turn permanent.

What you need to do now
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