Job Title: Legal Clerk, Law and Governance
Salary: £14.08 per hour PAYE
Location: Central London – WC1H
Hours: 36.00 hours per week
Duration: Min 6 months – Placement
Our Client in Central London is recruiting a Legal Clerk, Law and Governance: – To work alongside lawyers in delivering of legal services to our clients including attending courts representing the organisation and administrative duties in the office. Also: To prepare, copy and deliver a variety of documents as required by the fee earners in the Section:
Qualification – Essential
Law degree or full/part qualified Legal Executive
ILEX qualification as Fellow or Associate or higher legal qualification including BVC or LPC
ECDL Advanced – Microsoft
Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential
Experience of filing various courts documents
Experience of representing in Court on interlocutory applications
Strong experience of prepare letters and notices in respect of applications for warrants to ensure annual gas safety checks are completed
Knowledge of court and conferences with Counsel and take detailed comprehensive and accurate notes.
Able to undertake work for other sections as required.
Able to liaise closely with clients and departments to ensure the provision of all information needed is obtained to issue proceedings for possession.
Able to undertake casework, and draft statements, as directed by the senior lawyer.
Proven experience of working in a legal or an equivalent environment
Proven ability to give sound Legal Advice to a range of customers
Knowledge of preparing, drafting, negotiating and completing legal documents in the field of contracts law
Good working knowledge and application of legal case management systems
To have a strong interest in completing the Bar Vocational Course or Legal Practice Course
Knowledge of providing a full range of professional legal advice and assistance to Client Services in a public sector environment
Good experience of issuing Legal Notices
Enhanced CRB on the Disclosure & Barring Service update system
Able to provide references covering the last three Years
To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy