Legal Clerk

Service Care Solutions
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Legal Clerk - Crime Department

Location: South Manchester

Salary: £20,000 + Depending on experience

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Legal Clerk/Administrator to join a law firm in South Manchester. The firm are looking for someone who is highly organised and motivated to support the Crime department and make the position their own. The firm have a fantastic working environment and offer a good work/life balance. Office hours can be flexible within reason.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a Crime department including liaising with police and handling a variety of Police Station documents. The position will be working in house at their office in South Manchester, alongside a team of other support staff. The position will require the individual to work well on their own initiative and make logical decisions.

Experience Required;

*Previous experience of a Crime department (12 months minimum)
*Knowledge and understanding of police station booklets and bail procedures
*Experience of Magistrate Court procedures
*Excellent typing skills and client care

Duties and Responsibilities;

*Liaising with the police
*Police station bail to return, diarising and monitoring.
*Supporting the transition from Police station to Magistrate's Department
*Drafting correspondence in relation to police station attendances.
*Informing clients of any change/variance in bail conditions
*Setting up files and completing accurate paperwork
*Telephone enquiries from clients
*Noting down Key information within the client files
*Keeping files compliant to Legal Aid Agency set standards

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Harry Northrop on or email

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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*We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this position and we manage to place them into work. Contact Harry Northrop with referrals.