Job DescriptionYour new company Birmingham City Council are currently recruiting for a Civil Litigation Legal Assistant to start ASAP on a temporary, ongoing 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 an experienced Legal Assistant, you will be working in the fast paced Civil Litigation team providing support to the Solicitors in preparation for court, including drafting court documents, index bundles, witness lists and liaising with third parties. There will be some advocacy work as you will support the Solicitors attending court and tribunals and assisting with any follow up actions. What you'll need to succeed As an experienced Legal Assistant, you will be educated to a degree level and have a current LPC, equivalent or working towards one. You will have experience of working previously in a legal position and have experience of providing support to a wider legal team. 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 working in a small, but very supportive team in the heart of the city centre and paid a competitive salary. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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