Criminal Paralegal

  • Manchester
  • Permanent
  • £25,000 - £30,000 per annum

Join an award-winning team as a Senior Paralegal with a minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience.

I have an exciting new opportunity for a dynamic Senior Paralegal / Police Station Representative Accreditation to join this prestigious Business Crime & Regulatory team in Manchester.

Why join this firm? 

  • Generous Leave: Minimum of 25 days’ annual leave, increasing with service, plus office closure over Christmas and New Year.
  • Work-Life Balance: One-hour early finish one Friday a month.
  • Charitable Engagement: Two days a year for charitable work.
  • Community & Wellbeing: Opportunities to join sports teams, hobby clubs, and social events. Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders.
  • Career Progression: Annual promotions process open to all staff.

About this team: This Business Crime and Regulatory team are composed of leading experts and specialists renowned nationwide. Involved in high-profile criminal and regulatory investigations and prosecutions, they are proud to be ranked as a Top Tier Firm by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. 

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Qualifications: Senior Paralegal with a minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience.
  • Essential Credentials: Police Station Representative Accreditation, full clean driving licence, and access to a vehicle.
  • Core Competencies:
    • Deep knowledge of criminal law, practices, and procedures including PACE.
    • Proficient in advising at police stations and preparing cases for all court levels.
    • Advocacy skills for court appearances in criminal or regulatory matters (excluding higher rights).
    • Expertise in determining the need for experts, agents, or counsel.
    • Understanding of Legal Aid Agency Franchise requirements.
    • Experience in police misconduct or professional regulatory matters is a plus (training available).

Ready to make a difference in a top-tier firm? Apply now and join this vibrant Manchester team!

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