Assistant Solicitor – Criminal department SL1 1FQ

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Assistant Solicitor – Criminal department

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Berkshire

 

They are flexible with salary depending on experience and qualifications.
 
Key Responsibilities:

Managing case files in accordance with Quality Assurance Standards
Ensure all financial transactions accord with the solicitors Accounts Rules
Provide advice and assistance to clients of the firm at Police Station, by telephone and/or in person
Attend upon clients of the firm either at Court or in the office or in custody
Attend upon witnesses, experts or others and to obtain relevant statements or opinions in connection with clients cases
Visit or arrange visits to relevant sits and prepare plans, sketches and photographs and render any evidence
Communicate where appropriate with and other parties by letter, telephone and in person
Arrange for attendances upon and to assist counsel, clients and witnesses at Court hearings and at case conferences where required
Ensure clients' affairs and the business of the firm are kept confidential
Effectively manage case loads
Participate in the appropriate Duty Solicitor  arrangements
Carry out the appropriate Duty Solicitor Schemes and the provide advice and assistant in accordance with the Duty Solicitor arrangements
Ensure all files are briefed and billed promptly
Ensure that proofs of evidence, observations on evidence and witness statements are taken and prepared promptly
Effectively delegate and supervise work undertaken by support staff
Advise on appeals
Carry out advocacy in the Magistrates Court and as appropriate in the Crown Court
Instruct Agent Solicitors or Counsel to attend at the Magistrates Courts
Attend and contribute to department and firms meetings as required
Participate in the firms out of hours rota
Use best endeavours to promote the interest and welfare of the firm and its clients
Observe and perform the guidelines and procedures contained in the Office and Departmental Manuals Key skills:

Degree or recognised diploma
Pass or above of the legal practice course or Law Society Finals
Valid current Law Society Practising Certificate
Eligibility or membership of local court and police station Duty Solicitors Scheme
Excellent advocacy, oral and written communication skills
Excellent organisational and time management skills
Ability to work to set deadlines
Ability to decide and act upon priorities of work and function effectively under pressure
Ability to get on with people and motivate others
File management skills
Financial management

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