Crime Paralegal

Deadline for applications:  Sunday, 6 June 2021

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”.

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: July 2021

Salary: £24,282 pa pro rata

We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and the wider profession.  Applications from candidates who are BAME are particularly encouraged.

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

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