Legal Admin Assistant – Adult Social Care

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Legal Admin Assistant – Adult Social Care
Wembley, London
Contract / Temporary

Brent 5235089

Posted: 13th September 2023 09:06
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  • Pay Rate:

    £17.48 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 7-8 months

  • Wembley, London,

    HA9 0FJ

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Temporary Legal Admin Assistant – Adult Social Care

Reference no:  Brent 5235089

Pay Rate: £17.48 per hour PAYE 

36 hours Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 7-8 months

City: Wembley, London

Standard DBS disclosure required for this role

The purpose of the role is to provide advice, draft correspondence and documents to support Lawyers and Principal Lawyers.

The successful candidate will be responsible for retrieving, reviewing and taking necessary course of action for Legal Documents from Archive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake legal and technical tasks in connection with legal cases within adult social care.
  • Attend court or tribunals or public inquiries as an advocate in straight forward applications or similar.
  • Interviewing clients and witnesses and drafting statements, preparing documents for courts and tribunal including applications, statements of case, draft orders and pleadings.
  • Drafting correspondence, documents, notices, orders, giving advice in writing and on the telephone and in person.
  • Assist and support other members of staff.
  • Prepare bundles for court hearings in accordance with Practice Directions.
  • Keep up to date with new and proposed legislation, new cases, and other developments, and to review and give basic advice as required.
  • Keep more senior staff informed of any important issues arising which may affect the satisfactory progress of cases.



NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:



  1. Law degree or substantial experience of working in a legal department.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Good presentation skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and orally.
  3. Ability to undertake routine litigation.
  4. Ability to prepare cases for hearings.
  5. Ability to undertake advocacy in routine cases.
  6. Knowledge of the law and practice relating to Adult Social Care.
  7. Significant experience of administrative work in an office environment dealing with correspondence, filing and preparing documents.
  8. Ability to analyse information, evaluate evidence, solve problems and present solutions at an appropriate level.
  9. Ability to develop and maintain good working relations with clients and work collaboratively corporately and departmentally.
  10. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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Job Ref: Brent 5235089
Legal Admin Assistant – Adult Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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Legal Admin Assistant – Adult Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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