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Legal Assistant/Caseworker

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Salary Package: Negotiable
Location: Oxford, England
Consultant: Kathy Rusher
Posted: 12/01/2021

Description:


Do you have experience within the Legal Sector?


Are you looking to develop you experience within Criminal Law?


Do you want to work for a company who is a forward thinking, dynamic company and who put their clients and employees first?


Do you have strong Administrative Experience?


THEN LOOK NOW FURTHER!!


We are recruiting for a Legal Assistant/Caseworker based in Central Oxford for a fun and flexible firm with good opportunities for support, development and career progression.


Role: Legal Assistant/Caseworker


Salary: £18,000 - £24, 000 per annum


Working Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00 -17:00


Benefits include:



  • 21 Days Annual Leave

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Flexible working schemes


Key Responsibilities of Legal Assistant/Caseworker:



  • Assist all Advocates throughout all stages of case preparation;

  • Administratively manage a caseload of files under the supervision of Solicitors and Advocates.

  • Drafting letters to clients, courts and third parties, taking clients instructions, preparing statements, applications, written representations and other legal documents.

  • Accurately time record for all work carried out on the case management system;

  • Ensuring standards of files are met in accordance with the Office Manual and Lexcel standards;

  • Undertake legal research and instruct experts when required



Candidate Specification of Legal Assistant/Caseworker:



  • Experience in criminal law proceeding or working in a Solicitors office is desirable;

  • Good communicator in both written and spoken English;

  • Good understanding of client care requirements and a commitment to legal aid;

  • Must be proactive in seeking to assist fee earners and apply a consistent attention to detail;

  • It would be desirable but not essential to have a legal qualification or working towards a legal qualification such as ILEX.


If you believe, you have the passion and interest to succeed in the Crown Caseworker role, please contact Kathy at the Oxford branch. We look forward to hearing from you.



If you do not hear back within five days, unfortunately you have not been successful with your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.

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