Fraud Paralegal / Junior Solicitor

Position(s): Fraud Paralegal / Junior Solicitor

Location: Nottingham

Hours: Full Time – 35 hours per week

Ref: 2018.05

Closing Date: Friday 23rd February 2018

Interview Date: W/C 5th March 2018

Prime Responsibilities:

Broad application of confiscation proceedings, related POCA matters and criminal fraud investigations and prosecutions to include:

  • Pre & post charge restraint proceedings
  •  Drafting documents including Section 18 and Section 17 POCA Statements and Witness Statements
  • Attending upon clients in the office & at prison visits to advise about POCA Law - including benefit figure, lifestyle assumptions & available amount
  • Ability to instruct experts
  • Legal Research
  • Advise about confiscation enforcement, receivership & confiscation variation applications
  • Knowledge of billing of confiscation and restraint matters would be an advantage but not essential
  • Knowledge of legal aid funding would be an advantage but not essential
  • Experience of dealing with Third Party Confiscation and Restraint Matters would also be an advantage but not essential
  • The successful candidate will also assist with case preparation on a range of Fraud and Tax Cases
  • Acting as a gatekeeper for new enquiries for the department daily
  • Prepared to travel when is required by the firm

Essential Requirements:

  • The applicant will have completed their BPTC or LPC or be ILEX or experienced paralegal who qualifies as a GRADE B fee earner
  • Excellent Organisational Skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Ability to build good working relationships with members of the team and clients
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Professionalism

Desired Requirements:

  • Police Station Accredited

The successful candidate must be hard working, flexible and willing to build good working relationships as part of a team and have excellent people and IT skills. To apply please email a full CV and covering letter, quoting the Job Reference 2018.05 to Ellen Nightingale at personnel@cartwrightking.co.uk.

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