Senor Criminal Defence Advocate

40000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual
20 Nov 2020
18 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for a Senor Criminal Defence Advocate to join their team in Harrogate.

The job holder will provide efficient and effective legal advice, assistance and representation for clients maintaining the highest standards of professional expertise and client care at all times. The job holder will be expected to make every effort to obtain a speedy result for the client, to be accessible to their clients and maintain regular and appropriate contact with them. At times you will be required to manage the office and as such illustrate your potential to take the next step on your career path

Key Responsibilities:

* Deal with correspondence and telephone queries, managing the client's expectations.

* Provide written advice to the client, where necessary

* Produce documents and instructions and obtain expert reports

* Keep up to date with the changes in the law and procedures

* Deal quickly and efficiently with clients

* Ensure that cases are conducted in accordance with Law Society guidelines

* Maintain confidentiality

* Meet chargeable time and financial targets, as agreed with the Partners

* Attend meetings and training sessions, where relevant

* Manage own continuing professional development

* File management and administration

* Time recording

* Comply with the procedures and standards set out in the Office Procedures Manual and with any and all relevant or appropriate professional and training standards, keeping a proper record of work done.

Skills and Experience:

* Recent experience within Criminal Defence

* Posses a high-work ethic and professionalism

* The ability to maintain a high performance of work, alongside managing those around you

Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear Legal Recruitment Limited.

Please Note: Due to the number of applications we receive we may be unable to respond to every application directly. If you have not heard from us within 3 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful

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