Education and Appeals Legal Assistant
Education and Appeals Legal Assistants, Birmingham City Centre, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority
Your new company
Due to an internal service redesign, we are now looking to recruit Locum Legal Assistants to work in the Education and Appeals Team on an on-going basis. Birmingham City Council is the largest single local authority in Europe offering a range of opportunities and regeneration. With Birmingham and the surrounding areas continuing to develop, the council pride itself to make life better for the millions of people who live and work in the city.
Your new role
As a Legal Assistant, you will be working in the fast paced and supportive Education and Appeals Team. You will be required to provide support to the Legal Team including the preparation of court documents such as bundle packs and liaising with other legal representatives. You will also be required to carry out day to day administrative duties such as scanning and filing. There will be the requirement to take notes and work to tight deadlines.
What you'll need to succeed
As a Law Graduate, you will ideally have or being working towards your Legal Practice Course / CILEX and it is essential that you have a good understanding of legal processes and procedures and be able to convey information clearly and concisely in writing and also face to face. You will also need to be an exceptional note taker and knowledge of the Schools Admissions Appeals Code and the Schools Admission Code would be highly beneficial. You will be able to work as a member of a team, but also under your own initiative and be able to manage your own workload.
What you'll get in return
You will be working with an employer who is an accredited Investor in People and who are renowned for their supportive culture that can offer flexible working. You will be covering a range of potential projects within the council and have input into lots of different areas, offering a great deal of variety and flexibility. You will be based in their office in the heart of the city centre and paid a competitive salary.
What you need to do now
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