Crime Paralegal / Newly Qualified Solicitor

Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment
Hemel Hempstead
Negotiable, DoE
Closing date
4 Mar 2021

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Practice area
Newly qualified, Not applicable
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Crime Paralegal, Newly Qualified Solicitor, Criminal, Paralegal, NQ, Crown Court, Magistrates Court, Legal Aid, Police Station, Permanent, Hemel Hempstead

Crime Paralegal or Newly Qualified Solicitor is required to run crown court files in a long-established town centre practice, based in Hemel Hempstead. Excellent client care skills are essential as well as being organised and reliable.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of crown court preparation on a wide range of private and legal aid files. 

In addition to crown court preparation you will be expected to attend police stations, undertake prison visits and attend some crown court hearings to assist counsel.  You will also be involved in submitting and processing applications for legal aid, so familiarity with the LAA Portal would be an advantage. Participation on the firm’s out-of-hours rota is also required which is separately and generously remunerated.

The Ideal candidate will be:
  • Experienced at running crown court files
  • Police station accredited
  • Familiar with the digital case system
  • Used to working paperless
  • Have excellent client-care skills
  • Experienced in legal aid and familiar with the LAA Portal
  • Organised, thorough and reliable
  • Familiar with crown court billing practices to ensure maximum billing potential
  • Good team player

Vacancy Information:

  • Location: Hemel Hempstead
  • Salary range: Negotiable, Dependant on Experience
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Experience: 2-4 years
  • Job Section: Private Practice
  • Working Hours: Monday – Friday (full-time)
  • Reference: AT88
  • Contact: Alex Thompson

About Klein Hamilton Recruitment

Klein Hamilton are Legal & IT Securities specialist Recruiters, working with magic circle, silver circle, blue chip, fintech and dynamic SME businesses, who trust us in finding them the best talent. You can apply for our vacancies in confidence.  We are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this vacancy with you and gain your permission prior to submission of application directly to the decision maker.

Crime Paralegal, Criminal, Duty Paralegal, Crown Court, Magistrates Court, Legal Aid, Police Station, LAA Portal, Permanent, Hemel Hempstead


Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment are a Specialist Legal & Finance Recruitment Consultancy working with Magic Circle, Silver Circle, Legal 500 and Dynamic SME law firms with a pedigree in strategically providing the right match for both Candidate and Client.  We are Accredited by the British Institute of Recruiters ensuring we promote an ethical recruitment experience.

Our stats speak for themselves:  Candidate Satisfaction Average (9.5/10), CV to interview ratio (2:1), Client Satisfaction Average (9.1/10), Placement ratio (3:1)

Our sole focus is towards Legal based opportunities countrywide, resulting in providing you with sound strategic advice based on current market movement within all legal disciplines, considering company cultures and individual career goals. Call one of our accredited Consultants now for a confidential conversation regarding your next career move.

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