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Criminal Paralegal

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
£18000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
15 Jun 2021

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1 year
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Exciting opportunity for an ambitious Criminal Paralegal to join a L500 'Leading Firm' known for its expertise in crime and fraud in their Oxford office.

The firm:

This firm is renowned for its criminal defence and serious fraud defence work and punch well above their weight with the quality and volume of instructions they receive.

They have made a string of strategic hires from top City firms, Legal 500 practices and leading Chambers resulting in an impressive body of expertise, talent and experience.

The calibre of lawyers at the firm means that they are able to attract high profile clients with some of the most complex and interesting cases both in the UK and abroad.

Their ethos is to provide first rate legal services that competes with City practices on price, accessibility and expediency.

The role:

Due to their thriving workload, this well-known firm is looking to appoint a Criminal Paralegal to support the work of their Legal 500 ranked Crime team based in Oxford.

This role would suit a law graduate who is looking to start their career within the Criminal law space.

You will act as the first point of contact for new enquiries, open files, handle legal aid applications, deal with general departmental queries and provide support with legal issues once in a position to do so.

If you do not have a legal background but can demonstrate a clear interest in criminal law with transferrable skills then this firm would still like to hear from you.


· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
· Able to demonstrate resilience and ability to deal with highly sensitive situations
· Interest and passion for criminal law

What's on offer:

· Opportunity to learn and gain experience at a leading firm for criminal law
· Excellent progression prospects to kickstart your career
· Competitive salary and benefits package

This opportunity presents a very exciting prospect for an individual who is interested in Criminal Law and would like to start their career with one of the leading practices in the UK, to be based in Oxford.

Apply now for immediate consideration or give me a call for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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