Vacancies

Self-Employed County Court Advocate Vacancies

Position

Freelance County Court Advocate

Work Description

Attending County Courts in your geographical area in a variety of civil cases usually held in chambers before a District Judge. Typical workload would include Mortgage Possession, Return of Goods, Landlord & Tenant, Charging Orders, Bankruptcy and Infant Approval Settlement cases.

Personal Requirements

We are looking for the best advocates to achieve the best possible outcome for our professional clients.

Patience, thorough preparation, excellent communication skills, confidence, punctuality and dedication are just some of the essential characteristics which enable our advocates to excel.

Applicants must be highly motivated and be able to process a large amount of detailed information in order to achieve the results required by our clients. The ability to adapt to additional, sometimes last minute instructions, and to think on your feet in order to counter any arguments by opposing parties is essential.

Qualifications & Training

Experience of work in this area is desirable but not essential. A minimum standard of qualification is one of the following: LPC, BVC, BPTC or Ilex (Parts 3 & 6).

Full training will be provided where required, and applicants will need to pass an assessment before progressing on to shadowing an experienced advocate in Court.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and practice updates will be provided, as well as a training manual covering the law and procedures for all the legal areas you will encounter.

Freelance advocates who already carry out this type of work are very welcome to apply.

Location

Any County Court in England and Wales within your geographical area.

Please send your CV as well as a minimum of 2 letters of reference in the first instance to: vacancies(аt)keithjeffreys.co.uk