Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Adult Social Care and Education Legal Assistant

Service Care Legal are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority, based in Cheshire, which is in need of a Legal Assistant to join the Adult Social Care and Education legal team in progressing matters through to completion.

ROLE: Legal Assistant

LOCATION: Cheshire, hybrid working

RATE: £15-£17ph

CONTRACT: 6 months ongoing, 37 hours per week

The Role

  • To assist the Senior Lawyers and Lawyers in progressing Adult Social Care and Education legal case files from start through to completion

  • Provide legal advice and assistance to the Adult Social Care and Education legal department; to include but not limited to matters of safeguarding, mental capacity, ordinary residence and section 117 disputes.

  • To assist with the wider Adult Social Care and Education legal team with general duties

The Person

  • A law graduate (LPC, LLM or LLB) with at least 6 months of Legal Assistant work experience

  • It is essential that the successful candidate has experience of working within an Adult Social Care or Education legal department

  • Ideally someone who has worked for a Local Authority legal team

  • To have the ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure

  • A strong work ethic with good team working skills is essential

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest for you or someone you know then please contact Hugh Barnes on 01772 208969 , or email

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.