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Criminal Defence Paralegal

Zest Recruitment & Consultancy LLP
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14 Jun 2021

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A Criminal Defence Paralegal is sought for this a leading High Street Legal Practice based in Merthyr Tydfil, however travel between police stations, courts, and the Nelson and Llanishen office's is to be expected.

You will report to the head of the criminal department you will be responsible for the running of case files within the team. The role is full time Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm with on call duty solicitor rota.

Main duties include:

• You will be responsible for assisting the running of case files in the criminal department, dealing with clients, and taking instructions upon matters.
• Arranging opening of files and management of files, from obtaining funding and applying for
legal aid where appropriate to instructions to counsel to trial.
• Instructing counsel and advising clients on the law, conduct of cases and likely outcome.

The ideal candidate will have fee earning experience in Criminal Law and be Police station accredited.

A rewarding work environment, competitive salary and benefits package including pension and Bupa Healthcare. This is a very exciting opportunity to develop your career and work with like-minded, supportive people.
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