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Case Progression Officer

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Job no: 497151
Work type: Full time
Location: London
Categories: Legal


We’re currently looking for a Case Progression Officer on a full time, permanent basis.  This position sits within the Case Progression team, based in our London office.


The Job

On a day to day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Timeously progress and case manage a large number of cases with varying degrees of complexity, to disciplinary hearing, including sensitive and high profile complaints 
  • Exercise strong case and task management skills to take proactive control of caseload to ensure cases are progressed in a timely manner to achieve departmental targets and objectives 
  • Review and thoroughly assess evidence obtained and issues arising and use professional expertise to formulate appropriate legal and evidential decisions in accordance with the law, ACCA's Rulebook and departmental policies and procedures, having regard to the public interest and proportionality 
  • Draft allegations and clearly draft various documents such as reports, witness statements, instructions to Counsel, agreed statement of facts, chronologies, witness statements and exhibits of documentary evidence 
  • Confidently communicate directly by telephone, in writing and face to face with internal and external stakeholders, including ACCA members and their legal representatives, complainants, third parties, members of the public, local and international regulatory and other professional accountancy bodies, law enforcement agencies and other ACCA colleagues   


The Person

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Educated to degree level and professionally qualified as a Solicitor or Barrister with at least three years contentious post qualification experience
  • Experience of or ability to critically analyse complicated and often voluminous documentation to identify the salient issues and where further evidence is required bearing in mind the public interest and proportionality
  • Significant demonstrable experience of proactively managing a case load without supervision and delivering to deadlines
  • Experience of or ability to produce clear, concise and accurate written reports, witness statements, and other legal documents for presentation to the Disciplinary Committee
  • Experience and/or knowledge of the legal framework in a regulatory environment would be considered an advantage


The Perks

And in working with us, you’ll enjoy:

  • A competitive salary and generous benefits package including private healthcare and pension
  • Flexi-time and casual Fridays
  • High spec City Centre office


Interested in this role? Click ‘Apply now’ to submit your application.

Close Date: 9am 28/06/2017

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