Legal Assistant

10 Woodcock Street
£19,819 - £25,463
09 Aug 2018
26 Aug 2018
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At Birmingham City Council, we are always looking for people of the highest calibre whose knowledge, skills and experience will help us provide the best possible service. We are working to support a hugely diverse city with a wide range of services in order to make a positive difference every day to people’s lives. Working within one of the largest legal teams in local government, you will be involved in complex, challenging work at this exciting time in Birmingham City Council’s future.  Join us, and you’ll be in a great place for both professional and personal development in our large, vibrant and evolving city.

We are seeking an individual who can provide support to Lawyers in the preparation of documentation for disclosure in respect of historical abuse claims.  This will include carrying out detailed reviews of social services care records as well as all other related documents, such as medical, prison, probation and education records, creating a chronology of the documents with a summarised narrative, preparing indexed bundles, preparing witness lists and generally liaising with other parties’ legal representatives to the proceedings on timetabling issues.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent administrative, organisational skills and written & verbal communication skills as well as an ability to work in a pressurised environment to a high standard. 

For further enquires please contact Claire Dodsley, Senior Solicitor on  0121 303 3990  or email


 “Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”


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