Vacancies

Civil Litigation and Human Rights Paralegals

Closing date for applications: 10am, Monday 30 April 2018

We are seeking two bright and enthusiastic paralegals to join our high profile Civil Department for 12 months.

The role involves working as part of a team seeking public and private law remedies arising from malpractice within the criminal justice system, and civil fraud and private client litigation for both claimants and defendants.  Work carried out by the team includes police actions, civil fraud, human rights challenges, discrimination, data protection and privacy law, judicial review, inquests and public inquiries.

The role will consist of assisting solicitors with their case preparation.  This includes legal research, interviewing witnesses and drafting statements, attending conferences and court, analysing evidence, assisting with billing and filing, carrying out other administrative tasks and dealing with initial enquiries.

The successful applicants will have an excellent academic record with strong written and verbal skills.  Previous paralegal experience is desirable.  They will be willing to apply themselves diligently to a range of tasks from filing to complex legal tasks.  Applicants will have ideally completed the LPC, BPTC or equivalent.

Please apply by sending a CV, covering letter and a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to recruitment@hickmanandrose.co.uk.  Please enter the subject as “Civil Litigation and Human Rights Paralegal”. 

Start date: w/c 25 June 2018 and w/c 6 August 2018

Salary: £23,000 pa pro rata

Term: Full-time post for 12 months

Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. 

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Crime Paralegal

Closing date for applications: 10am, Monday 7 May 2018

We are seeking a paralegal to join our busy crime department for a fixed term contract.

The job will involve legal research and drafting; examining and analysing documents and video evidence; seeing 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 highly competent individual with an outstanding academic record, a high level of legal literacy, excellent IT skills and a good grasp of criminal law and practice.  Applicants should have completed the LPC, BPTC or equivalent.

Please apply by sending CV, covering letter and a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to recruitment@hickmanandrose.co.uk.  Please label the subject matter as “Crime Paralegal”.

Start date: June 2018

Salary: £23,000 pa pro rata

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Crime Solicitor

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 3 April 2018

London boutique crime firm seeks solicitor with significant police station and magistrates' court experience looking to develop their career in a thriving private client practice.

We are a highly successful Chambers/Legal 500 listed team.  Our work covers the whole spectrum of criminal investigations and prosecutions.  We are passionately committed to our clients and their cases and pride ourselves on the quality of service that we provide.  Many high profile clients choose us to advise and represent them.  

We seek first rate legal talents who enjoy working in a non-hierarchical and client-focused team.  We offer excellent terms and a highly flexible work environment, enjoying rich mutual support and plenty of training.  We strive to maintain a good work/life balance and our work is rated as outstanding.  

Please apply by sending CV, covering letter and a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to recruitment@hickmanandrose.co.uk.  Please label the subject matter as “Crime Solicitor”.

For further information contact Samantha Gardiner on 0207 702 5331.  No agency applications will be considered.  

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Work Experience Lottery

The next one week work experience lottery placement is due to take place during October 2018.  We are not yet accepting applications for this placement and the application process will open in September 2018.  Our website will be updated in August to reflect this.

Work experience lottery application form