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  • £11 - £13/hour
Spencer Clarke Group are working closely alongside Herefordshire Council to provide them with a Paralegal to join their team on a 3-month interim contract which is highly likely to be extended on an ongoing basis. Rate of Pay £11-£13 per hour - Negotiable depending on experience. About the Role: To carry a caseload of varied legal work in connection with the work of Legal Services and in particular the Children’s Wellbeing Team under supervision commensurate with the type of work being undertaken and to be responsible for the completing of all aspects of the task in accordance with good legal practice and client service specification.  ****Please note we are in communication with all hiring managers and where possible remote working will be made available as well interviews via telephone. **** Key Responsibilities: Prepare court forms and issue proceedings. Use IKEN court bundling and case management system as main operational system for delivering function and operate as superuser. Advise on, obtain and draft witness statements, documents for court and reports and proofread the same as appropriate. Review and advise on the amendment of chronologies and statements prepared by the Children’s Well Being (CWB). Liaise with expert/professional and lay witnesses, court staff, counsel and other parties to ensure the smooth running of cases and hearings. Liaise with CWB in obtaining instructions and advising on appropriate matters. Deal with miscellaneous correspondence and queries. Prepare instructions to counsel. Attend court with counsel, as required. Report to CWB/case holder after court hearings. If you would like to be considered and meet the requirements, we would love to hear from you! If you wish to be put forward for this role, please apply and contact Richard Shorrock @ Spencer Clarke Group WHY SPENCER CLARKE?! Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge! As a First Tier Supplier across many local authorities nationwide, you will have access to jobs earlier than other agencies. Market leading referrals of up to £500 Free DBS checks Post Placement Aftercare
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  • £27 - £30/hour
Childcare lawyer- London or Morden - 3 month contract- £27 to £30ph We are currently working with a number of local authority clients looking for childcare lawyers in central London and Morden. We are looking for experienced and qualified Laywers with Local authority experience. The role will involve providing high quality and comprehensive legal service on all aspects of law relating to childcare and appearing in court and in chambers on litigious matters as appropriate. The role will involve working from home for the foreseeable future with the provision of equipment and IT to work effectively from home For further information and to apply please contct Victoria at STR ON (phone number removed) and email a copy of your up to date CV to (url removed) strgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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  • £80000 - £100000/annum
Head of Risk – 12 Month FTC £100,000+ (Flex) Leading international law firm is looking to hire an interim Head of Risk to work on an initial 12 month FTC, taking ownership of the entire function and reporting in to the Director of Risk. The role will suit a candidate with advanced knowledge of conflicts and financial crime issues, as well as experience in implementing risk and compliance strategies in law firms. Duties will include the overall day-to-day responsibility for Business Acceptance within the firm, including acting as a point of escalation for the Business Acceptance Manager, advising partners and fee earners on conflicts of interest and financial crime issues and assisting the Director of Risk in the resolution of local and international commercial conflicts, administering the international conflicts resolution process under the supervision of the Director of Risk, acting as deputy MLRO and supporting the MLRO with a range of relevant issues, including dealing with internal suspicious activity reports and external SARs, keeping up-to-date with changes in relevant legislation, policies, procedures and practices, acting as the firm's Anti-Bribery & Corruption Officer and monitoring the Gifts and Hospitality register, including providing advice to partners and fee earners on potential bribery and corruption matters, acting as the firm's Sanctions Officer and advising partners and fee earners on potential sanction issues, supporting the MLRO and Director of Risk during regulatory audits and visits, and ensuring audit points/findings are timely and effectively actioned, supervising the Business Acceptance Manager in preparing documentation for the annual AML Risk Assessment and the annual Independent AML audit, representing the Risk Management Team at Heads of Business Services' meetings and developing close relationships with other business services functions to facilitate cooperation and knowledge sharing. supporting the Director of Risk in ad hoc enquiries from the business and organising and presenting training on relevant issues which may arise during the maternity cover period in relation to Risk issues. Applicants must be able to demonstrate understanding of the risks faced by an international commercial law firm, have the ability to manage the resolution of legal and commercial conflicts of interest both with regard to the applicable regulatory requirements and taking account of the competing needs of the firm's partners and international offices in conjunction with the ability to communicate effectively with individuals and teams at all levels across the firm's UK and international practices. This hire must understand the demands of fee earners and is able to provide commercial solutions under pressure. Applicants must be degree educated (professional qualifications are beneficial but not essential) plus have a number of years working in a Risk/Compliance function of a law firm with previous Head of/Senior Manager/Manager responsibilities
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  • £30 - £38/hour
Service Care Legal are currently working with a London Borough Council who are looking for a Childcare Lawyer to join their team. Due to increased workload, this would suit someone who can hit the ground running. ROLE:Childcare Lawyer LOCATION:South London RATE:£30 to £38 per hour CONTRACT: July start, 35 hours per week, 3 months ongoing assignment The Role *To manage a workload of Childcare Law matters from inception to completion *Providing high quality advice for internal clients *To provide legislative advice to other council members *To be working from home for the foreseeable future The Person *A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with at least 2 years' PQE *Previous working experience within a local authority is highly desirable *To have strong time management skills to carry out tasks on time *To be willing and able to work outside of normal working hours when required If this is a position of interest, please feel free to give me a call on (phone number removed), or email (url removed)
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  • £25.26/hour
Lawyer - Childcare – Camden Salary: £ 25.26ph Part-Time (23 hours) Purpose To provide a high quality and comprehensive legal service on all aspects of law relating to childcare.  To appear in court and in chambers on litigious matters as appropriate. Responsibilities To be responsible for the provision of legal advice and casework and the delivery of a high quality client focused service on behalf of the Childcare Team To create effective working relationships and work in partnership with service directorates, lawyers and other teams in the delivery of legal services. To contribute to effective communication within the team, across Law and Governance and Service Directorates. To be responsible for the preparation and processing of all matters relevant to any proceedings relating to work of the team, including the evaluation of evidence, instructing Counsel, interviewing witnesses, preparing proofs of evidence and witness statements. To undertake litigious cases where appropriate. To be responsible for undertaking advocacy (up to 3 or 4 days) where the postholder has a right of audience on all matters relating to the work of the Council and its Service Directorates. To draft all necessary pleadings and other documents and to provide concise and clear written and oral legal advice to officers including chief officers and Members. To undertake legal research where necessary and in particular in respect of new legislation. To work effectively with other colleagues and team members in respect of complex work or projects, including the provision of training on legal issues to internal and external persons or agencies. To utilise the legal case management system and assist in the implementation of any new information technology or other systems that may be necessary for the efficient working of the team/department. To be responsible for preparing reports for and attending committees, working parties and other meetings where legal advice is required. We offer: 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer. To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Max Catherall (phone number removed)
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PRIVATE CLIENT FEE EARNER 3 MONTH LOCUM BOOKING This forward thinking, very friendly and expanding firm of Solicitors with offices in Eastbourne are looking to employ a Private Client Fee Earner on a 3 month locum basis. The successful candidate will need experience as a fee earner within Private Clients, have recent working experience on drafting Wills and Trusts, Estate Planning and Client tax. In return the company are offering an excellent hourly rate, a very friendly and warm atmosphere. To apply please submit your CV to Jan Hanley at Staff Recruit or for more information please telephone Jan Hanley at Staff Recruit
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What you'll be doing: You will provide advice and assistance on a range of client and supplier contracts and projects on a pro-active basis and within the overall Capita governance framework at a Divisional and a Group level as agreed and appropriate to skills and experience. Responsibilities will include:- Contract Reviews against Capita standard positions Contract Drafting Managing and advising on Disputes Government Outsourcing contracts Public Procurement Liaising with external and internal "clients" Managing law firms and external counsel What we're looking for: Efficient, organised Accurate, attention to detail with good judgement Qualified with at least 2 years post-qualification commercial experience Experience with government contracts & public procurement laws would be useful but not essential Experience of dispute work Proactive & autonomous approach Ability to build relationships with variety of stakeholders at all levels & present information succinctly & effectively. About Capita/Government Services Capita is a leading UK provider of technology enabled business services. We're supporting and improving the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal. We encourage an open, honest working environment where everyone can be true to themselves and people are valued for their differences. We're always challenging each other to learn and improve, because we know when we work together, we can deliver better outcomes. We work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that you'll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions. Capita has been a trusted partner of many central government departments and agencies for 30 years. We've delivered innovative and efficient ways of working that have helped the government to cut costs while improving the quality of service to the public. We offer flexible and bespoke service delivery arrangements to meet the challenges involved in transforming public services and to secure specific policy outcomes within budget. We also look to design solutions in ways that meet government's wider policy objectives such as increasing transparency, digital service access, opportunities for SMEs, workforce skills and economic growth. What's in it for you? A competitive basic salary Private Healthcare 23 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave…and plenty more Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technologyYou'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you. What we hope you'll do next: Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you. If you have any questions you'd like to ask before applying, you can contact We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees
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  • £30 - £45/hour
PROSECUTIONS LAWYER GREATER MANCHESTER LOCUM - INITIAL 3 MONTHS This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Solicitor/Legal Executive to join a reputable Local Authority in Central London for an initial 3 months, which is likely to be extended and ongoing. The successful candidate will have: Experience in Local Authority prosecutions Experience in Licensing law Previous experience working at a Local Authority in similar role Excellent attention to detail and experience using Microsoft office applications, including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. The role is due to start ASAP, and is likely to be on-going following an initial 3 months. There could be an element of home working included, and the rate is flexible depending on experience. Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact John Wilson on Telephone (phone number removed) Email (url removed). For our latest jobs and register for job alerts please visit (url removed)/legal We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact John on (phone number removed) with any referrals. Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area
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  • £350 - £450/day
An established Local Authority in the West Midlands is immediately seeking a Law and Governance Officer to join the Legal and Governance team initially on a temporary contract for 3 months for an immediate start. As a Law and Governance Officer, your key duties will be: • To prepare routine contracts on behalf of the Council • To support the Director of Law and Govrenance • Demonstrate experience of supporting/hearing grievances and disciplinaries. • Have experience of managing Legal and Governance services within the Local Government environment • Proven experience of being able to carry out investigations into Standards complaints, as well as lead on responding to Freedom of Information and Subject Access Requests. • Deal with high volume casework and complex matters under pressure • To assist with employment tribunal and disciplinary matters related to actions brought by tenants under Section 82 Environmental Protection Act 1990 The successful Law and Governance Officer will be immediately available and understand the need to communicate clearly with the ability to hit the ground running and make an immediate impact. If you are interested in applying or discussing this role please get in touch on (phone number removed) or send your up to date CV to Kam Shergill. Niyaa People represents social housing and maintenance professionals seeking freelance or permanent employment across the Midlands region from our Birmingham office. We deal with a range of small, medium and large Local Authorities, Charities and Housing Associations
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  • £35/day Umb/Paye
We are looking for a Planning Lawyer with 3 yrs.+ pqe as a planning lawyer in local/central government or private practice. Skills/Experience required: Essential: * Good knowledge and practical experience of planning law; * Excellent powers of analysis and sound legal judgment, with the ability to produce timely and fit for purpose, risk-based advice; * The ability to think strategically and creatively, see legal issues in their wider context and advise accordingly. Desirable: * Experience of statutory drafting. Main duties/responsibilities are likely to include: * providing legal advice to planning policy colleagues on reforms to the planning system including to: the planning application procedure, permission in principle, fees, enforcement, permitted development and prior approvals; * providing advice to planning casework colleagues and to ministers on planning decisions called in for the Secretary of State’s own determination and on recovered appeals; * providing advice to planning policy colleagues on housing: including advice on the Housing Delivery Test and Local Housing Need, on green belt policy and on Gypsies and Travellers; * as required, providing training or training materials for policy colleagues. Remote working until GLDs office open - London As well as the experience required above you will have the necessary qualifications, skills & experience to take control of this requirement from its inception to its completion. If you meet the experience required above please apply/call/mail me ASAP for the full spec/more information. Thank you
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