This role involves but is not limited to:
Manage a full caseload and ongoing work coming into the department.
Magistrate and Crown Court casework, police station and prison attendance.
Conduct matters on behalf of clients and keep them regularly informed as to progress on a wide range of criminal matters.
A strong advocate with Higher Rights of Audience.
Ability to interview Clients and witnesses.
Providing written advice and drafting legal documents.
Sound knowledge of Criminal law with at least 1 year PQE.
Flexibility to travel, attend courts and work out of hours as required, with additional payment for out of hours police station work.
Maintain accreditation and CPD.
Maintaining departmental standards, procedures and policies (Lexcel).
Financial control with particular regard to cash flow through collection of monies on account and billing procedures.
Dealing with queries raised by Clients on particular matters.
Performing and achieving against billing targets.
Ensure the confidentiality and security of the Company’s and Client’s documentation and information.
Exercise high standards of client care in a professional and pleasant manner.
Attend departmental meetings when required.
Submitting required documents to court prior to trial.
Minimum 1 year legal crime experience
Ability to use case management systems
High standard of computer literacy
Must be adaptable and flexible
Must have good time management and organisational skills
Ability to work amidst frequent interruptions whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
A natural problem solver
Company Core Values:
Aspire: To challenge convention, an entrepreneur with energy for change. To be the best we can be.
Innovate: To creatively evolve our working practices, use our revenue and resources in a virtuous cycle of improving our people, systems and growth.
Integrate: Bring together people and systems into a cohesive force.
Commit: To work with integrity and invest in long term relationships, creating a strong market position and delivering sustained commercial advantage.
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