Regulatory/Criminal Paralegal

31 Jul 2019
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a highly motivated Paralegal?

Do you have experience within regulatory or criminal law?

Are you available immediately?

If yes then we want to hear from you!

An urgent temporary Paralegal position has arisen within this London based regulatory company. The purpose of this role will be to undertake initial assessments of allegations of impairment of fitness to practise and provide ongoing progression advice.

Duties will include:

Review casework and draft clear, accurate case summaries and recommendations for case progression
Assist lawyers in the review of the most complex and serious referrals, including drafting cases summaries, evidential matrices and preliminary investigation plans for approval by the lawyer
Draft and send correspondence to parties
Continually review and advise on evidence obtained and the steps required to complete each investigation
Ensure that requests for assessment and/or advice on all files are completed within agreed timescales and produced to a high standard
Assist with compilation of performance statistics

Demonstrable experience of case work, preferably in either criminal or regulatory law
Experience of interviewing witnesses and taking witness statements is desirable
Track record of managing own caseload
An understanding of the professional regulation framework and fitness to practise issues
Knowledge of the court and/or tribunal process
Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to achieve results
Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
Good interviewing/interpersonal skills and the ability to develop a rapport and obtain client confidence
Able to prepare and draft legal documents to a high standard
Ability to work to targets and tight deadlines
Legal research and analytical skills
A self starter who is able to work with minimum supervision
A good team player
This position is for a minimum of 6 months. Post your CV now!

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