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Legal Assistant (Contracts)

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a London Borough Council who are seeking a Legal Assistant to join their Commercial Contracts team on a contract basis.

Please find below further details about the position:

ROLE: Legal Assistant - Contracts & Commercial
RATE: £16.00ph to £19.92ph
CONTRACT: 6 months, 36 hours per week

The Role

  • To assist the lawyers to progress matters in relation to Commercial Contracts through to completion

  • To deal with documents, reviewing documents and advising officers of the council on low value contracts

  • To review, negotiate and advise on low value contracts as well as formalising contracts

The Person

  • A legal academic background would be highly desirable with a Law degree or equivalent (LLB, LLM, LPC etc.)

  • To have at least 6 months' worth of Paralegal / Legal Assistant experience within contracts law

  • Previous local authority working experience would be highly desirable for this role

  • Strong time management and organisational skills would be required for this position

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please feel free to reach out to Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969 , or email

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.