JOB TITLE: Legal Assistant


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : North London
Job Reference : 7833SR Job Category : Legal
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 26/10/2011
 
Salary & Benefits : £25000 - £30000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an experienced Legal Assistant to ensure our client is legally complaint in key areas of the Commercial Business including facilities and property matters, data protection, child protection and franchise law based in North London.


Job Description

Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an experienced Legal Assistant to ensure our client is legally complaint in key areas of the Commercial Business including facilities and property matters, data protection, child protection and franchise law based in North London. Main duties will involve:

* Responsible for all legal aspects of Facilities and Property including the review of all documents such as property leases, negotiation of agreements with contractors and suppliers
* Progressing any matters with solicitors as required
* Advising of the legal business compliance necessary to ensure the company meets all statutory requirements
* Drafting of all policies for formal approval in respect of business compliance
* Dealing with day to day enquiries to provide support and guidance in line with best practice
* First point of contact for any questions in regard to legal and compliance issues
* Preparation of letters and other legal documentation as required
* Preparation of monthly reports to the Manager in regards to all legal matters, actions, legal costs and other areas as required
* Working alongside the Accounts team to issue proceedings and attendance at the small claims court as necessary
* Preparing or making presentations as needed by the Manager
* Maintaining confidentiality as all times
* Some travel to meetings may be required

Previous legal experience of working in a commercial business environment is essential for this role. The successful Legal Assistant must be degree educated in law or studying towards a law degree, or equivalent and ideally have experience in contract law or franchise law. The ability to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, a flexible approach to working hours and the ability to manage and schedule large and varied workloads. A full UK driving licence is essential for this position.


Job Keywords

Legal Assistant; Legal Compliance; Southgate; North London; Contract Law



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Legal recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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