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Crime Paralegal – Manchester

7 February 2024

JOB: Criminal Paralegal
SALARY: DOE
LOCATION: Manchester

A leading Independent Criminal Defence Practice, located in Manchester, just outside the city centre is currently seeking an experienced Paralegal to join their small team.

The firm specializes in defending allegations of serious fraud and serious complex and organized crime, with a dedicated lawyer leading the defense for individuals and companies facing such charges. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in Criminal Defense and be capable of quickly adapting to the role.

Responsibilities:
* Managing a caseload of files and overseeing file management.
* Preparing client letters and drafting statements.
* Creating briefs for counsel.
* Communicating with clients in person and over the telephone.
* Instructing experts and preparing briefs for counsel.
* Managing payments and financial matters.
* Providing support and advice to clients.
* Handling general legal administration and associated duties.
The Candidate:

The firm welcomes applications from Paralegals with experience in criminal law. The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities:
* Demonstrates excellent communication skills and the ability to explain complex matters in clear and accessible language.
* Works effectively as part of a team and independently with own initiative.
* Highly organized and able to perform well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
* Personable, professional, and focused on client needs.
* Methodical in their approach to tasks.
If you have the necessary experience and skills in Criminal Defense and are seeking a rewarding opportunity with a respected firm, this position may be a great fit for you

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