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Closing date 01/12/2021



Closing date 01/12/2021

Legal Assistant

We are currently looking for a Legal Assistant for a client based in Scunthorpe. 


To provide legal, clerical and administrative support to the Social Care Solicitors, and other solicitors/fee earners as designated.

To undertake a variety of child/adult protection-related activities under the designation of the Solicitors, including:

 The case management and related procedures concerning Court of protection and Deprivation of Liberty matters

Day to day liaison with Social Care Teams, Courts, external partners, private practitioners and other bodies.

Legal research using primary and secondary sources and presenting findings and conclusions in written format in a concise and clear format.

Collating evidence, preparing court applications and continuing the document management of court cases.

Bundle preparation, updating and delivery to court and parties when required.

Direct contact with the legal fraternity including Judges, Barristers and Solicitors and attendance at Court hearing in support of an advocate when required.

To establish and maintain good working relationships with other members of Legal Services, all external contacts and the client department and manage clients’ expectations.

To attend court with Solicitors and/or counsel as and when required.

Job application - Ongo Recruitment

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