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Temporary Legal Assistant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
09/10/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/10/2018 23:59
Salary:
£22,401 to £25,463 p.a. (Grade 7)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Legal
Vacancy ID:
180333
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
Post Number:
RES570

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Oct


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Due to the increasing workload of existing team members, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a legal assistant to join our busy team of solicitors and legal assistants. The post holder will support the solicitors by drafting court documents; preparing witness statements and occasionally attending court either with a barrister, or to cover a straightforward hearing.

The post holder will also act as Clerk to the Education Appeals Panel for admission appeals where your role is to advise the Panel on procedure and the law relating to appeals.

The post in temporary for a period of 3 years from the start of appointment.

Candidates should have 4 GCSE Grade A-C or equivalent (academic subjects including English) and have a recognised professional legal qualification either obtained fully or in part of be studying towards such a qualification (i.e. Legal Practice course, Institute of Legal Executives or Para-legal Association) or equivalent.

For further information regarding this vacancy, please contact Kelsey Clayton on 03000 269688 or email Kelsey.clayton@durham.gov.uk.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 267241 or email hrresources@durham.gov.uk.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

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