Criminal Law Paralegal

Location
Gravesend, Kent
Salary
Dependent on experience/qualification
Posted
03 Oct 2018
Closes
31 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Criminal Law Paralegal

A reputable law firm in Kent is in need of an additional Paralegal to deal with a varied caseload of criminal defence matters.

JOB TITLE: Criminal Law Paralegal - Kent
LOCATION: Kent (Commutable between Gravesend, Chatham, Maidstone and surrounding areas)
SALARY: Dependent on experience and qualifications

The Role:

We have created a number of vacancies for Paralegals to deal with a varied caseload of criminal defence matters. The appointed Paralegal will be expected to deal with both publicly and privately funded clients. The team are looking for Paralegals who are looking to further their career within this area of law. The firm provides unparalleled expertise in all criminal defence matters including fraud, domestic violence, police station advice, motoring offences and general criminal matters.

Additional responsibilities will include inputting data on to a specialised case management system, drafting legal letters to clients and other parties, applying for legal aid on behalf of new clients and preparing files for advocates at court. The role will also involve the Paralegal meeting new clients in person and speaking to clients on the phone in order to answer queries as supported by Solicitors and Fee Earners.


The Candidate:

The appointed Paralegal should preferably have experience working within a Legal Aid Firm and/or have secretarial or legal qualifications. As a Paralegal you will be based locally and must be able to demonstrate initiative and organisation skills, in return you will be provided with exceptional career prospects and experience within the criminal law firm.

If you feel that you possess all of the required attributes to thrive as a Paralegal within this role then please do not hesitate to call us to discuss further. Any experience in dealing with people both in person and by phone would hold the candidate in good stead.

The Firm:

This long-established law firm, has a client driven approach and are committed to delivering a high quality service to their clients. The firm take time to listen to client needs and provide cost effective solutions.

Contact Details:
If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Mr Gurnam Mander by email with a copy of your CV and a brief covering letter explaining how you fit the above specifications.

 

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