A Legal Assistant is required to help support a number of legal advisors in a busy Childcare team in our Yeovil office dealing with Public and Private law Children Act work, both legally aided and privately paying.
The successful candidate will need to have experience of legal work although experience in Childcare work is not essential.
The role will encompass a wide range of tasks including meeting with and taking client instructions, preparing documents for clients and legal advisors, preparing papers for court and attending hearings and meetings with clients and Counsel, undertaking legal aid costing and time recording with a budget.
A strong team player, you will possess excellent communication skills. You will also need to demonstrate strong client focus and a commitment to delivering a high quality and professional service in a cost-effective manner. Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly to tight deadlines will be important.
If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining reasons for your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.