Serious & General Crime Paralegal

We are looking for a paralegal to join our Serious & General Crime department for a fixed term contract of 12 months.

We are ranked by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as being amongst the best in the UK for defending clients involved in police investigations and criminal prosecutions at every level. Our team is made up of individuals at the top of their game, with small caseloads allowing them time to uphold the immaculate standard of client care and case preparation we pride ourselves on.

This is an opportunity to join a non-hierarchical and collaborative firm with a welcoming environment and plenty of opportunity for learning & development.  We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

The job will involve:

  • legal research and drafting;
  • examining and analysing documents and video evidence;
  • meeting witnesses and clients;
  • attending conferences with counsel;
  • letter writing;
  • organising diaries;
  • liaising with courts, experts and other parties;
  • updating time records and financial records;
  • assisting with billing tasks, filing and other administrative tasks.

We are seeking a passionate individual with a strong knowledge of criminal law and procedure.  Applicants should have completed the LPC, SQE, BPC or equivalent.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.

Salary: £27,500 per annum, pro rata.
Start date: ASAP
Hours: 9:30am – 5:30pm, Monday – Friday.
Closing date: Sunday, 24 March 2024.

Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@hickmanandrose.co.uk with the subject “Serious & General Crime Paralegal”.  Please also complete an Equality and Diversity monitoring form here.

We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and the wider profession.  Applications from candidates from ethnic minority or non-traditional backgrounds are particularly encouraged. If you require any reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

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