Legal Administrator/Assistant

By June 27, 2024 No Comments
Job Category: Temporary
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bristol

Positive Employment is currently recruiting for a Legal Administrator/Assistant for our client a local government organisation based in Bristol.

The successful candidate will provide legal support to legal officers and lawyers in the Litigation Regulatory and Community (LRC)Team. Assist the team with litigation and advice, including all court work and advice officers and committees.

This is a 4 month starting contract with the possibility to extend. Hybrid working possibly available.

Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Opening and maintaining all files on the case management system.
  • Preparing draft court applications based on precedents for the solicitor to review COP applications, county court eg possessions, injunctions, magistrates court summons.
  • Issuing and serving court documentation in accordance with court rules & providing certificates of service to satisfy the court that documentation serviced in accordance with the court rules.
  • With guidance from case officers liaising with council officers, the court, barristers and solicitors for other parties, expert and lay witnesses in relation to court proceedings.
  • With guidance from case officers preparing, filing and serving fully paginated and indexed court bundles in accordance with the court rules.
  • Liaising with the court as needed throughout proceedings.
  • Checking availability of and booking barristers where required.

Personal Requirements:

  • Demonstrate good experience of caseloads, clerical and administrative support in a legal environment.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of legal terminology, practice and procedure.
  • Experience in an office environment is essential but legal knowledge is not.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications and Adobe Pro.

Working Hours: 09:00am – 17:00pm,  Monday – Friday

Pay: £17.19 p/h

Please note this role is within the scope of IR35.

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