Locum Prison Lawyer

Recruiter
CRA Consulting
Location
Sheffield
Posted
19 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am working with our client to recruit an experienced solicitor to join their team in the criminal department. They are looking to recruit a locum on a 9 -12 month fix term contract, who is well versed in prison law.
My client expects the successful candidate to run a caseload consisting of prison law work, and where applicable, Magistrates Court and Police Station work.
They may also be expected to deal with other civil liberties work related to this area of law. 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 to maintain regular and appropriate contact with them.
They will also be expected to deal effectively and considerately with people from different cultures and backgrounds.
The role includes:
*Deal with clients requiring specialist prison law advice in person, managing the client's expectations
*Provide written advice to the client, where necessary
*Take instructions in new cases, including completion of Advice and Assistance and Advocacy
*Assistance forms, deal with Legal Aid applications and opening file procedures
*Maintain proper diary systems i.e. court and tribunal dates, limitation dates and timetables set by courts/tribunals
*Periodically review files to ensure compliance with contract requirements/transaction criteria and any departmental requirements
*Make claims for payment including payments on account, cost files and pay out disbursements
If you're interested in this role please contact CRA consulting on

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