Legal Assistant – Commercial & Contracts

Job Details

Tower Hamlets is a vibrant authority and makes hundreds of millions of pounds worth of purchases of goods works and services each year.  Many of the purchases have been subject to tender and this role is primarily to formulate the final contract following award.  The post holder will be responsible also for the execution of the agreement between all parties and any other associated file keeping matters.  The post holder will also be responsible for assisting the legal officers in the team for closing and completing non-standard legal agreements too as required.

  • A candidate must have the following:
    1. Be organised, diligent and have good attention to detail
    2. Experience of working in a busy legal environment
    3. Experience of using a case management system
    4. Experience of using electronic signature software
    5. Be willing to come to the office in Whitechapel a minimum of 1 day per week
    6. Be computer literate in all major Microsoft packages and also Adobe
    7. Experience of similar administrative roles
    8. Be polite, friendly and helpful
  • payrate: £20.85 umbrella