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Council Paralegal

Location Coleraine, County Londonderry
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £11.62 - £13.72 per hour + n/a
Published 3 months ago
Start Date asap
Contact Siobhan Holmes
Job Ref CC0047_1550156974

Job Description

Our Client, a Large Public Sector Organisation require a Council Paralegal to join their team in Coleraine.

Role : Council Paralegal

Location : Coleraine

Hours of work : Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Hourly Rate : 1-12 weeks 12 weeks + £13.72

Main Duties :

  • Responsible to the Senior Council Solicitor for the effective and efficient provision of operational legal support to the Department as required to meet the business needs.
  • To provide effective administrative service to the Senior Council Solicitor and Legal Department.

Full Job Description available on request.

Essential Criteria :

  • A Third Level qualification in a relevant subject such as Law or equivalent qualification.

OR

  • Be able to demonstrate, by providing personal and specific examples on the application form, of three years' relevant experience of working as a legal Support Officer within a legal practice or legal department.The experience in a legal practice or legal department must include two years' relevant experience in the following :
  • The setting up, maintenance and oversight of computerised information support systems;

AND

  • Experience in carrying out legal research.
  • Experience of drafting/preparation of legal and ancillary documents such as papers/brief to Council, pleadings, discovery bundles, precedents, templates, post completion documents etc...
  • A full current driving licence ( Category B, valid in the UK ) and access to a vehicle that will enable the post holder to meet the requirements of the post OR have access to a form of transport that enables you to carry out the duties of the post.
  • Available for call out emergency situations as necessary.

If you are interested and meet all essential criteria please apply via the link.

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