Legal Assistant

389102277

£12.42 Per Hour

Full Time

Temporary

Plymouth, Devon

Legal

Posted about 1 month ago

Expires in 13 days

Job Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work at Plymouth City Council via Pertemps Recruitment as a Legal Assistant within Debt Recovery. The hourly rate for this assignment is £12.42 and could last until December.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of debt recovery or at least experience as a legal secretary. You should be available immediately and able to work on a full-time basis Monday - Friday.
Hybrid working, after training, is available.

The general duties could include the following:
  • Managing a debt recovery caseload.
  • Managing court proceedings / Drafting applications
  • You will be comfortable with investigatory work as part of the debt recovery process. This will include letter writing, email and telephone correspondence.
  • Prepare or assist with the preparation of civil and criminal litigation, to include taking witness statements and preparing court bundles, including instruction to Counsel.
  • Formally represent the Authority as an advocate in contested summary prosecutions, interim applications for triable either way offences, and all civil applications arising in the Debt Recovery team.
  • Research law and case precedents in relation to the case, assessing risks and outcomes and all parties liabilities.
  • Under supervision, provide bespoke legal advice and assistance to relevant departments aiming to provide appropriate legal solutions.
To be considered for this post you should have either:
  • MILEX & 4 yrs qualifying experience
  • Degree in Law (or non Law Degree & CPE)
  • Debt recovery experience.

Please apply online to be considered for the post, or other opportunities within Plymouth City Council's legal department.
Plymouth City Council

Plymouth City Council

Neil Stevens

neil.stevens@pertemps.co.uk

01752 604700

Division 389

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