Crime Paralegal

Deadline: Sunday 13 September 2020

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  Please label the subject matter as “Crime Paralegal”.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 13 September 2020

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.

Start date: ASAP

Salary: £24,282 pa pro rata

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Work Experience Lottery

We hope to host work experience placements twice a year, with the next placement expected to be during October 2020.  We are not yet accepting applications for this placement and the application process will open in September 2020.  Our website will be updated in September to reflect this.

Work experience lottery application form