Legal Internships at London Borough of Camden, Open to flexible working

Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£21,231 (equivalent of £11.31 / hour)
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
23 Jun 2019
Ref
190000F8
Role
Legal

Directorate: Corporate Services

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Job Level: Level 1, Zone 2

Salary: £21,231 (equivalent of £11.31 / hour)

Contract Type: Fixed-term for 6 weeks, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

 

The Role

We're seeking two Legal internships to support the Housing and Litigation and Children and Adult Care teams within Camden’s legal department.  During your six week internship you will gain practical experience of working with a busy team of lawyers in a public sector organisation. You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and experience relating to both general and public sector specific legal issues.

You will carry out a full range of defined tasks associated with the managing of legal cases.  This may involve preparing case bundles and attending court hearings.  Alongside this, you will assist legal services staff with day-to-day administrative tasks as required.

About You

The successful candidate will be currently undertaking or will have recently completed a degree in law.  You will be able to effectively demonstrate your knowledge of Local Government and Administrative law.  You will also have working knowledge of standard Microsoft IT packages such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 

You will have experience of communicating clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.  You will also be able to accurately analyse complex information to identify relevant points.

 About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity 

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply

To apply for this job please send a copy of your CV and a supporting statement explaining how your knowledge and experience meets the requirements for the role.  Please indicate your preferred internship of Housing &Litigation or Children & Adult Care as part of your supporting statement.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG. 

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 23 June 2019

Interviews to be held: 02 July 2019

Please quote reference: 190000F8