Principal Legal Assistant

Expiring today

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
19 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
1833979132
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Principal Legal Assistant Job, Birmingham, Leading Local Authority

Your new company

Birmingham City Council are currently recruiting for a Principal 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 a Principal Legal Assistant, you will be supervising the Equal Pay Team within the Council. You will ensure that the team of Legal Assistants are allocated work correctly and fairly and be the initial point of escalation for any queries coming in to the team. In addition, you will provide additional support to the solicitors within the team and, where required, support the team in their day to day duties.

What you'll need to succeed

It is essential that you have worked as a Principal Legal Assistant / Senior Paralegal before in either private practice or public sector. You must also have your LPC / ILEX qualification or equivalent.

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 a high profile and supportive team in the heart of the city centre and paid a competitive salary. The role will be remote working and reviewed regularly in line with COVID guidance.

What you need to do now

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