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Date Added: Wed 29/11/2023

Police Station Representative

Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Our Client is a modern, ambitious and dynamic Law Firm with office in Hull, Scunthorpe, Grimsby, Newcastle, York, London, Beverley, Willerby and Lincoln. In return, Our Client offer a comprehensive benefits package along with the exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and growing team.

As a Police Station Representative, you will provide advice, assistance and representation to individuals subject to investigation or prosecution of a criminal offence. You will be required to support the team and also have responsibility for your own work load.

To be successful in this role, you will be an Accredited Police Station Representative, fully qualified to represent Clients in England and Wales with excellent practical knowledge of Criminal Law, evidence and Procedure. You will also a full clean driving licence and be willing to work flexibly including where appropriate during unsociable hours.


The Police Station Representative role supplements and supports the smooth running of the Criminal Department and the continued growth of the team. The post holder will also be expected to procedure business leads and seize upon marketing opportunities for promotion and sustained success of the department.

Role Responsibilities:

• Set the highest standard of Client care and customer service
• Provide a high volume of advise, assistance and representation to individuals subject to the investigation or prosecution of a Criminal offence
• Providing correct, appropriate and timely advice to Clients by telephone and face-to-face (at the police station, courts and office) and following up in writing appropriate
• Preparation of Crown Court cases - from allocation through to trial or sentence and briefing of appropriate counsel
• Manage calls from both new and existing Clients
• Report to the Head of the Criminal Department in relation to the performance of their futures
• Facilitate the effective running of the department on a day to day basis

Person Specification:

• Must be results driven
• Be highly adaptable and flexible, work comfortably in a fast paced and dynamic legal environment
• Set the highest standard of a fee earner
• Exceptional drafting skills and demonstrate extensive knowledge of the criminal sector
• Develop and implement legal and commercially viable strategies for the business unit which align to the business objectives
• Demonstrate creative talents and the ability to problem solve
• Have the ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks and meet tight deadlines
• Must have excellent communication skills
• Excellent time management and organisation skills
• Be proactive and self - motivated
• Excellent attention to detail
• Effective communication skills and personal presence that enables rapport-building with criminal defence Clients, external Shareholders and Team Members
• Personal resilience with a genuine commitment to personal care

Qualification and Experience:

• Accredit Police Station Representative
• Experience of working in a corporate capacity within a fast - paced fast evolving and dynamic environment
• Experience in preparing a range of cases to trail in the Crown Court

Orchard Professional Solutions Ltd are an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientations, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status
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