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Legal Officer

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Posted: 22/05/2019
Reference: 764675
Job Type: Contract
Location: England (map)
Salary: £19 - £19
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Job description

Legal Officer

A new opportunity has become available to undertake routine civil litigation work to include preparing and issuing court proceedings for rent arrears, housing litigation and some criminal litigation (prosecution) preparation on behalf of the legal shared service between Wealden and Rother District Councils. This will include preparing court forms and issuing proceedings, some drafting, completing routine court paperwork, such as Claim Forms, Particulars of Claim, assisting with witness statements, preparing court bundles and liaising with Council Officers.

Essential criteria

  • Degree level qualification or suitably qualified Legal Executive in relevant subject area or equivalent relevant experience
  • Some knowledge and understanding of the law relating to civil litigation and housing
  • Some knowledge and understanding in of the law in relating to criminal litigation
  • Some knowledge of local government law.


  • Hailsham
  • £19 per hour
  • Temporary contract


Please apply as soon as possible or call Olivia on 0117 917 4560

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