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Paralegal (Litigation)

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Job ID:

17865

Practice Area(s):

Education, Employment, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

East of England 

Role:

Legal Assistant or Paralegal
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

13.07.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Salary between £25,000 – £29,000 DOE

Located in Northampton, Huntingdon or Shefford
 
A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting, innovative law firm where you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop in your chosen field and excel in your career
 
LGSS Law Ltd is a true one of a kind.  Established in 2015 as an ‘Alternative Business Structure’ (ABS) we are wholly owned by public bodies. We pride ourselves on serving our communities with resilience, enthusiasm and focus.  Working for public sector and not for profit clients is our focus.  A significant proportion of the work we carry out will be for local authorities, however, we have over recent years grown our client base to include more than one hundred organisations across the public and not-for profit sectors.  Our clients including Clinical Commissioning Groups, Foundation Trusts, Charities and Fire Services
 
We have grown significantly in recent years and are rapidly expanding, with offices based in Huntingdon, Northampton and Shefford.  With over 150 members of staff, our Firm is made up of qualified legal officers, administrative support and finance officers.  We aim to develop our staff to enable them to reach their full potential and to find a career path suitable to each individual.
 
If the chance to play a part in this fast paced but increasingly interesting and challenging area of law interests you we want to hear from you.
 
MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • To assist a team of Lawyers and act as a point of contact on a variety of cases, to include but not limited to, taking instructions and giving advice, carrying out research, preparing applications, drafting documents and correspondence, commissioning and instructing expert witnesses, liaising with witnesses, attending meetings and providing advice and representation in courts or tribunals.
  • To manage a case load comprising of a wide range of litigation matters comprising mainly of civil and criminal litigation, employment and education matters and other areas of legal practice where necessary, ensuring awareness of safeguarding responsibilities, compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations
  • To ensure the effective identification and awareness of risks associated with the relevant areas of legal practice.
  • Develop and provide legal input into training courses, briefing notes and legal clinic/surgeries for a range of professional clients. Where required, assist Lawyers with the provision of training to clients in specialist areas of law.
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the job. In return for this we can offer you an excellent benefits package alongside a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role.

LGSS Law Benefits
  • Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
  • Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working with the aim to give everyone a balanced work / life ratio.
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements.
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 24 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!
For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date for applications: Friday 6 August 2021 @ midday

Interviews for this role will take place week commencing 16 August 2021

Number of vacancies for the role: 1
 
PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept applications where a covering letter supporting and a CV is submitted.
 
Keywords: Litigation, Paralegal, Social care, Law vacancy, Law jobs, Law, Law careers, Legal careers, Legal jobs, Legal vacancy
Employer Info
LGSS Law Ltd
East of England, United Kingdom

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Employer Info


LGSS Law Ltd
East of England, United Kingdom
Phone: 01223 699818
Web Site: http://www.lgsslaw.com/

Paralegal (Litigation)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

17865

Practice Area(s):

Education, Employment, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

East of England 

Role:

Legal Assistant or Paralegal
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

13.07.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Salary between £25,000 – £29,000 DOE

Located in Northampton, Huntingdon or Shefford
 
A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting, innovative law firm where you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop in your chosen field and excel in your career
 
LGSS Law Ltd is a true one of a kind.  Established in 2015 as an ‘Alternative Business Structure’ (ABS) we are wholly owned by public bodies. We pride ourselves on serving our communities with resilience, enthusiasm and focus.  Working for public sector and not for profit clients is our focus.  A significant proportion of the work we carry out will be for local authorities, however, we have over recent years grown our client base to include more than one hundred organisations across the public and not-for profit sectors.  Our clients including Clinical Commissioning Groups, Foundation Trusts, Charities and Fire Services
 
We have grown significantly in recent years and are rapidly expanding, with offices based in Huntingdon, Northampton and Shefford.  With over 150 members of staff, our Firm is made up of qualified legal officers, administrative support and finance officers.  We aim to develop our staff to enable them to reach their full potential and to find a career path suitable to each individual.
 
If the chance to play a part in this fast paced but increasingly interesting and challenging area of law interests you we want to hear from you.
 
MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • To assist a team of Lawyers and act as a point of contact on a variety of cases, to include but not limited to, taking instructions and giving advice, carrying out research, preparing applications, drafting documents and correspondence, commissioning and instructing expert witnesses, liaising with witnesses, attending meetings and providing advice and representation in courts or tribunals.
  • To manage a case load comprising of a wide range of litigation matters comprising mainly of civil and criminal litigation, employment and education matters and other areas of legal practice where necessary, ensuring awareness of safeguarding responsibilities, compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations
  • To ensure the effective identification and awareness of risks associated with the relevant areas of legal practice.
  • Develop and provide legal input into training courses, briefing notes and legal clinic/surgeries for a range of professional clients. Where required, assist Lawyers with the provision of training to clients in specialist areas of law.
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the job. In return for this we can offer you an excellent benefits package alongside a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role.

LGSS Law Benefits
  • Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
  • Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working with the aim to give everyone a balanced work / life ratio.
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements.
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 24 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!
For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date for applications: Friday 6 August 2021 @ midday

Interviews for this role will take place week commencing 16 August 2021

Number of vacancies for the role: 1
 
PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept applications where a covering letter supporting and a CV is submitted.
 
Keywords: Litigation, Paralegal, Social care, Law vacancy, Law jobs, Law, Law careers, Legal careers, Legal jobs, Legal vacancy