Corporate Services

Paralegal/Senior Paralegal

South West

£25.00 - £30.00  

Per hour


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Kyle Dodkins

Consultant | Legal

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A Hampshire based local authority is looking for an experienced paralegal to join their team.

Key responsibilities in this role will be:

  • Asist the Chief Legal Officer to provide a high-quality legal service in supporting the strategic priorities of the council
  • Instructing external solicitors/counsel where necessary managing and monitoring work undertaken
  • Monitoring and co-ordinating provision of legal work from external law firm providers
  • Assisting as required with the creation, maintenance and implementation of legal documents and policies
  • Assisting as required with practical and operational requirements of transitioning legal eservice from in-house to external local authority provider

What they are looking for:

  • Recent (broad) knowledge of commercial contracts and delivery of local authority service provision property
  • Recent (broad) knowledge of working in a local authority environment
  • Recent (broad) knowledge of local authority governance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level organisational skills and high ethical standards
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills
  • Excellent research analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of managing and monitoring work undertaken by external solicitors

What’s on offer:

  • Largely remote working with minimal office attendance (currently 1 day per week; occasionally 2)
  • Competitive rate with possibility of extension

Consultant | Legal

Kyle Dodkins

Kyle has been establishing himself in Oyster’s growing Legal team and making waves in the industry since 2021. He takes the time to really get to know his clients and candidates, to truly understand what it is they do and what it is they need, and then puts care and thought into how best to advise and guide them.
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