Criminal Law Paralegal

England, South East London, London / Ilford, England, Essex / Stratford, London, England
£18000 - £21000 per annum + Good Benefits
19 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Marcie Pigden
Sector/Practice Area
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Full time

What this firm have achieved in the last five years is incredible. They have strategically grown and are taking more market share. They are an entrepreneurial, forward-thinking and people focussed business.

The firm

This firm is highly ranked in the Legal 500; they are one of the largest law firms across Essex with a growing London presence. They are in the process of opening two new offices, one of which will be based in the City.

They have a heritage dating back over 50 years. They now have over 100 members of staff across their network of offices. The firm has a forward-thinking, dynamic, friendly and supportive culture. They have an unprecedented staff retention rate, where they invest heavily in their employees.

The firm place people at the heart of what they do, nothing demonstrates this better than there growing number of homegrown Partners.

You will find an excellent quality of work, this combined with their excellent service provides them with a steady stream referral.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Crime Paralegal to join their East London based office.

The Crime department is currently very busy with them having recently expanded their legal aid contract.

You will work on a broad range of work assisting experienced Solicitors, you will attend police stations and assist with the management of a caseload of both Magistrates and Crown Court matters, the firm tend to get a wide variety of different offences making the role more interesting. They have a good reputation locally and do get a lot of referral work. The department has an excellent track record in terms of defending cases.


  • You will have some experience working as a Crime Paralegal
  • You will have first-class communication skills
  • An interest in pursuing a career in criminal law is essential
  • Salary is negotiable and dependant on your background, up to £21k.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Crime Paralegal to join this Legal 500 firm based in their growing East London HQ.

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