Senior Litigation Legal Assistant

London (Greater)
£18.00 - £25.00 per hour
20 Jan 2023
17 Feb 2023
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

A local authority based in London is seeking a Senior Litigation Legal Assistant for an initial period of three months.

The Senior Litigation Legal Assistant will be required to undertake the following tasks:

  • Prepare cases for litigation ensuring all evidence, statements and summons are properly prepared and served.
  • Liaise closely with court officers.
  • Carry a caseload of debt recovery, possession proceedings and disrepair matters.
  • Prepare conveyancing documents for completion and ensure all background and draft documents are properly prepared and served.
  • Instruct counsel for the presentation of cases in court, appeals, inquiries, tribunals, and other hearings.
  • Support the lawyers within the team as well as assist and cover colleague’s work.

Candidates must have previous experience working within a litigation department as a paralegal. Local government experience would be highly advantageous.

Candidates must be available on no more than 4 weeks’ notice. This is a hybrid working role and will require presence in the office on a weekly basis.