We are seeking a Legal Assistant to join our Legal Services Team for a fixed term contract of up to 6 months. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to work part time hours in a legal environment with a diverse workload. This post is being advertised at 30 hours per week, but we are open to being flexible on this for the right person.
Applicants should have previous experience specialising in Commercial property and Landlord and Tenant law.
Ideally you will have a previous Local Authority background, however applicants with a private practice background and relevant experience will also be considered.
You will be expected to manage a varied caseload which will include:
You will have the ability to work under pressure and demonstrate a strong commitment to the provision of a quality legal service, be able to fully use the Council’s ICT facilities including Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
You will need to be self-motivated with a flexible approach to work and be able to work on your own initiative and also as a team member.
In return we can offer you the opportunity to join a busy and friendly team with flexible working and an attractive pension scheme.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Kevin Carr, Legal Services Manager on 01293 438284.
Closing date: 25 February 2019
Proposed interview date: 4 March 2019
Please quote reference: XL39
CV’'s will not be accepted without a completed application form.
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Human Resources & Organisational Development
West Sussex RH10 1UZ