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Paralegal - Crime

Salary: £20,000Start date: ASAPLocation: LeicesterContract type: Permanent

Job description

Cordius are recruiting for a paralegal in Leicester. Our client employs over 200 within the midlands across more than 5 offices, this position is a great opportunity to work within their Crime Department.

Full time - 35 hours per week: Monday – Friday, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

This is an ideal position for someone with some experience in Criminal Litigation. The role will involve working under the close supervision of Solicitors in the management of case preparation and liaising with other agencies to include CPS, Courts, and Police etc. in accordance with client instructions.

Responsibilities:
  • File Management in accordance with an establish Case Management System.
  • Attending upon clients and witnesses to take instructions and statements
  • Advising in accordance with relevant Law or Sentencing Guidelines
  • Drafting witness statements, proof of evidence and other legal submissions
  • Liaising with CPS, Police and Courts
  • Corresponding with clients and other agencies
  • Submitting applications for funding
  • Instructing experts
  • Arranging representation for suspects arrested due for interview
  • Prison conferences (in person or remote)
  • Subject to Police Station Accreditation – attendance at Police station
  • Time Recording

Knowledge Required:
 
  • PACE/relevant criminal knowledge
  • Statutes – training provided
  • Accredited Representative – training provided

Qualifications Required:
 
  • Law degree or relevant legal qualification
  • Police Station Accreditation qualification welcomed.

Should you feel suitable for the role or wish to pursue similar roles in the area, please don't hesitate to contact Daniel at Cordius - Derby on 01332 287766

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