Grade 7- Up to £40566pa. 6 Month Fixed Term Contract/Secondment Opportunity
OneSource legal services is one of the most successful shared services in the country with over 70 fee earners providing comprehensive legal services to two Councils, schools and council owned companies. Lexcel accredited, we have made significant improvements since becoming an integrated team and over 90% of our clients rate our case work as good or excellent. We are constantly looking for better ways to deliver legal services and we hope you will want to be part of this exciting challenge.
About the Job
We are seeking a Legal Officer to join our friendly specialist team to provide support in a wide range of Housing, Homelessness, Public Law & general litigation matters.
We can provide you with varied and exciting work in a dynamic business environment. The team is based in stunning modern offices overlooking London City Airport, directly next to public transport to central London.
The role is to assist Lawyers and Senior Lawyers in the provision of legal expertise, contributing to the delivery of high quality, solution focused legal work to clients in different organisations. You will provide legal and administrative support across Housing and Litigation.
The successful candidate will hold a legal qualification up to degree level or have relevant equivalent work experience in a legal practice relating to Housing and Litigation.
You will be a team player, highly motivated and resilient. You will be confident and able to use your initiative when appropriate to ensure client’s interests are protected.
We want everyone to choose Havering. When you apply for a job with us, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. Our residents and service users come from all walks of life, and so do our employees.
The London Borough of Havering has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
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The closing date: - 3^rd July 2022 at 11:59pm
Please contact Eylon.Hector@oneSource.co.uk for further information or please visit www.havering.gov.uk/jobs
Please submit your C.V. with a covering letter outlining how you would be suitable for the role with due regard to the person specification attached to the job description.
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