Legal Assistant: Commercial

Job Title: Legal Assistant: Commercial
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Harrow
Salary: £12.11 - £15.88 per annum
Start Date: 2018-12-10 00:00:00
Reference: 465103784
Contact Name: Lena Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 05, 2018 14:33

Job Description

Job Title: Legal Assistant: Commercial
Location: Harrow, HA1 2XY
Employer: Pertemps Recruitment for Harrow Council
Contract Type: Temp / Full time

A fantastic opportunity within Harrow Council for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join us as a Legal Assistant: Commercial. We are seeking self-driven and motivated individual to join us as a Legal Assistant. In return we pay a competitive rate of £12.11 - £15.88 per hour.
Other benefits include excellent training and support for career development and 21 days holiday (excluding Bank Holidays).

To support HB Public Law by carrying out legal work and developing, implementing and supporting cutting edge practice management processes. Specifically this will include:
  • To advise on, and have conduct of legal files for commercial matters including property, planning, regeneration, contract and procurement law on behalf of the shared services councils and other clients. There are opportunities for legal assistants to move between teams to cover a wider range of legal specialisms.
  • To provide advice / undertake research and support lawyers as requested in respect of the work of the teams generally.
  • In addition, the role includes assisting with training of officers which can take place outside of normal office hours and off site.
  • The role will be supervised by qualified colleagues and the post holder will be expected to provide administrative and systems assistance as a super user of an electronic case management system.

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough by area and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.