Crime & Regulatory Lawyer – London
Our client is a top 50 UK law firm and is looking for a qualified solicitor specialising in crime and regulatory work.
As a lawyer in this team you will work closely with the experienced lawyers in handling motor crime, inquest work and regulatory cases. You will be involved from the initial incident investigation to case resolution. The primary focus of the team is on health & safety, nursing/care sector, environmental, and motor crime cases, along with compliance audits. Duties include:
- Reviewing and analysing prosecution evidence and assess implications for lay client/company.
- Draft statements of insured individuals and witnesses.
- Review client’s evidence, obtain and collate relevant information, index and cross-reference statements, and summarize evidence for lead file handlers.
- Liaise with courts, coroner’s office, CQC/Police/HSE, and relevant regulators.
- Communicate and collaborate with experts, including instructing own experts, summarizing expert evidence, and serving reports.
- Prepare defence case statements, sentencing bundles, and mitigation bundles.
- Draft written submissions after liaising with lay clients/corporate clients.
- Interact with insured individuals regarding the prosecution’s case and necessary disclosure.
- Assist in interview under cautions and provide representation.
- Accompany lead lawyers in trials and inquests, drafting notes of evidence, outcomes, and sentencing.
- Conduct research into relevant HSE guidelines.
- Conduct research into the insured’s corporate structure, procedures, risk assessments, and documents.
- Qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 1 year PQE.
- Experience in crime, regulatory, or care home inquest cases.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills to handle insured individuals sensitively.
- Collaborative team player with the flexibility to adapt to various tasks and ensure high client service levels.
What’s on offer?
You will join a top 50 UK law firm recognised as one of the leading firms focusing on servicing the insurance sector. The work comes predominantly from insurance sector. As a result there is a steady flow of guaranteed work.
The firm has a hybrid working policy with a minimum of 2 days per week working from home.
To be considered for this Crime and Regulatory Solicitor role based in London please get in touch with a recent CV as soon as possible.