We are currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant in London.


Pay rate: PAYE £16.18 per hour/UMB £20.85 per hour.

Hours:  Full time (35 hours per week)

Contract duration: Temporary ongoing.



The client is looking for a paralegal / legal assistant to work with clients complete the execution of contracts. The Council purchases most of its goods works and services via tendering. The successful contractor is chosen following evaluation of the received bids. The postholder will be responsible for all aspects of arriving at a final signed contract following notification of the details of the winning bidder.



  • Ensuring that the details of the winning bidder and their bid are properly reflected in the final written version of the contract.
  • Understanding the nature of the particular contract and how it will work in practice.
  • Sorting tender documentation so that the specific and relevant material is included in the final version.
  • Arranging signing and sealing by the contractor and the Council of the final contract
  • Appropriately archiving the completed versions Diligence organisation and accuracy are essential.


Essential criteria:

  • Be organised, diligent and have good attention to detail.
  • Experience of working in a busy legal environment.
  • Experience of using a case management system.
  • Experience of using electronic signature software.
  • Be willing to come to the office in Whitechapel a minimum of 1 day per week.
  • Be computer literate in all major Microsoft packages and Adobe.
  • Experience of similar administrative roles.


  • Experience of using Docusign.
  • Experience of using Norwel / Prescient plus Case management System.
  • Rudimentary understanding of the basis of how contracts are formed from a legal perspective.


Apply online or contact Terri O’Keefe on 07879 585551. You can also email terri@peelsolutions.co.uk  for more information on this role.

Job Category: Legal
Job Type: Temporary
Job Location: Greater London

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