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Vacancies

 

Legal Cashier

We have a full time vacancy for an ambitious and proactive Legal Cashier to provide an efficient accounts and cashiering service to the fee-earners and staff.

Some of the duties will include:

• Reconciling bank statements
• Sending and receiving money via CHAPS and BACS
• Processing bills
• Preparing cheques
• Posting of transfers and journals
• Petty cash
• Banking

Requirements:

– Excellent communication skills
– Motivated, pro-active and highly organised
– Excellent time management skills
– Able to prioritise and manage a busy workload

Advantages:

– Knowledge of client accounting system, including reconciliation to bank accounts and knowledge of SRA rules and regulations

 

If you wish to discuss any of this role further or would like a copy of the full Job Description before making an application, please contact Lisa Swainston-Baker by email at l-swainston-baker@nortonpeskett.co.uk or by phone 01502 533000 for an informal chat.

 

Criminal Solicitor

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and skilled Criminal Solicitor to join our busy, well established team based in and around the wonderful cathedral city of Norwich. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in criminal law, ideally be duty accredited and possess excellent communication and advocacy skills.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Criminal Solicitor, your primary responsibilities will include:

• Advising and representing clients in criminal matters, including providing legal representation at police stations and court proceedings.
• Managing a diverse caseload, including conducting thorough research and analysis of case facts, legal issues, and relevant legislation.
• Drafting legal documents, including correspondence, proofs, witness statements, and pleadings.
• Conducting case preparation, including gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and liaising with the Crown Prosecution Service.
• Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with clients, colleagues, and other professionals within the criminal justice system.
• Representing clients in Magistrates’ Court, as required.
• Ensuring compliance with regulatory and firm requirements, including maintaining accurate records and adhering to confidentiality protocols.
• Joining the local duty Solicitor scheme and/or participating in the Firm’s out-of-hours rota and providing on-call support to clients as needed.
• Continuously updating legal knowledge and skills through professional development and training.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

1. A minimum of 2 years PQE in criminal law
2. Duty Solicitor accreditation (preferred but not essential).
3. A valid Driving Licence and access to a vehicle, as travel to client meetings and court appearances will be required.

We are happy to consider full or part time. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

 

If you wish to discuss any of this role further or would like a copy of the full Job Description before making an application, please contact Lisa Swainston-Baker by email at l-swainston-baker@nortonpeskett.co.uk or by phone 01502 533000 for an informal chat.

 


Please contact our HR Officer, Lisa Swainston-Baker by email if you require further details. If you are interested in a position, please apply with a full CV  via email to: l-swainston-baker@nortonpeskett.co.uk


SPECULATIVE CV’S

We welcome speculative applications. Please send a covering letter and CV to Lisa Swainston-Baker, HR Officer, Norton Peskett Solicitors, 148 London Road North, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HF or email: l-swainston-baker@nortonpeskett.co.uk


Work Experience Placements

We welcome applications from students in relation to work placements. However, due to large volumes we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accept every student.


Norton Peskett is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

 

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