Paralegal

Posted 25 July 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationMilton Keynes
Job type Temporary
DisciplineProfessional & Technical
ReferencePARAL74328_1658753005
ContactSamantha Riley

Job description

Paralegal required for an immediate start!

Opus People Solutions have an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal to join the Children's Social Care Legal team at Milton Keynes Council for an initial 2 month contract either working from home or office based.

As a Paralegal you will be assisting the Principal and Lawyers in a wide range of matters relevant to your area of work including:

  • Undertaking legal research
  • Liaising with client departments within the Council and with third parties.
  • Preparing on behalf of others legal documents including briefs to Counsel, summons, court applications etc.
  • Preparing and distribute court bundles using the Case Management System.
  • Attending and contributing to regular team meetings.

Key skills

  • Law Degree and/or equivalent experience working as a Paralegal.
  • Experience of drafting legal documents.
  • Experience of undertaking legal research
  • Willingness to undertake training in specific areas of Law.
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines Excellent communication and organisational skills

If this role is of interest, then please do apply now!