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At MJR Solicitors we will help you achieve what you need without the legal jargon. Our experienced team provide expert legal advice on wills and estate planning, estate administration, lasting powers of attorney and dispute resolution. We conduct defence work, actively and decisively defending people who have had false allegations made against them.

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Criminal Duty Solicitor/Regulatory Lawyer

We are looking for a Duty Solicitor to join our friendly team. Higher rights would be an advantage but not essential. We undertake Legal Aid on the Chichester and Worthing Rota Schemes, but most of your time will be spent assisting our private fee-paying clients.

You will also be offered training in regulatory law to represent police officers around the country involved with their internal tribunal procedures.

All levels of qualification considered.

Happy to consider full time or part time.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: £26,614.00-£45,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday
  • Out of hours offered but not compulsory


  • Criminal Law: 2 years (required)

For any further information please contact

Criminal/Regulatory Caseworker

We are looking for a proven case worker to join our expanding team!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Conduct legal research and analyse findings to assist with case preparation
  • Liaise with clients, opposing parties and professionals to collect evidence
  • Organise files
  • Assist with scheduling court hearings and meetings
  • Attend court, taking thorough notes
  • Adhere to professional standards and uphold confidentiality
  • Conduct initial consultations

Key Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Committed to supporting clients
  • Ability to manage cases related to criminal charges, investigations and trials
  • Fast learner
  • Must be familiar with legal aid processes
  • Experience in a criminal legal environment

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Hybrid working
  • Additional perks and benefits
  •  - training packages

For any further information please contact

Administrative Assistant Private Client

An exciting new opportunity has arisen within our private client department.

This role is to provide fee earners with the support they need to perform the task of providing legal services to clients and help them maximise the amount of time they are able to spend on fee-earning and other essential non fee-earning tasks

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing diaries, ensuring they are up to date and reminding fee earners of meetings etc on a daily basis;
  • Arranging meetings, liaising with other attendees, both internal and external;
  • Opening and closing of general files, general filing, record keeping and archiving of files;
  • Using effective systems to ensure that both short and long term tasks are completed within required timescales.
  • Taking telephone queries, responding as appropriate and/or ensuring that all messages are passed on;
  • Monitoring post and/or e-mails and dealing with as appropriate;

Client Relationship Management

  • Be part of client care team and be familiar with contacts/clients;
  • Entering, maintaining and updating client details and relevant information on the Firm’s CRM/contacts system;
  • Deal with basic client queries and general administration, particularly in relation to key clients;
  • Arrange client meetings.

Skills and Experience

  • Accurate typing speed of at least 60 words per minute;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, research tools and other systems implemented by the Firm;
  • Excellent telephone manner and competent knowledge of telephone system;
  • Excellent communication, organisational and team skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative;
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines;
  • Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic;
  • Able to quickly build confidence, respect and trust with others.

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Our happy clients are our results

"10/10 for everything. We were making simple wills and Mark was courteous, professional and gave us confidence in all he did. It was all straightforward."

Mr & Mrs Steele


"Having never used a Solicitor before we found the whole experience easy, relaxed and, although a legal matter, it was informal feel whilst being professional. Mark was friendly and welcoming and on a level with us, coming across as a nice person you can relate to. He is very knowledgeable and offers excellent advice and information, answering all our queries."

Mr & Mrs Sharp

Hayling Island

"A massive thank you to Mark Riley and Beverley Rayner for allowing me to accompany them on a few occasions whilst they advised clients (in their capacity as duty solicitor) at the police station.

I’m currently working towards becoming an accredited Police Station Legal Representative, and so being able to observe Beverley and Mark in this role proved to be invaluable experience and an important addition to the personal study section of my portfolio. Thanks to their thorough, professional and sensitive approach with their clients, I have learned a huge amount. It has given me the grounding I need to continue towards my goal."

Mrs C


"10/10 to all questions"

Mr L

Aldwick, Bognor Regis

"Thank you for your good work"

Mrs D

Pagham, Bognor Regis

"10/10 to all questions"

Mr B

Pagham, Bognor Regis

"Quality service quick and easy advice. Fees are great and no messing around. MJR cut staright to the point Got a motoring offence ?! Easily sorted from overseas. Definitely would recommend"

Mr P

New Zealand

"Thanks for sorting out my will also power of attorneys. Not a pleasant subject having to think about when I die, but it was done in terms I understood and quickly now it's something I don't have to think about. Thank you again."

Mrs H

Felpham, Bognor Regis

"10/10 for everything. Mark was very friendly and knowledgeable and explained everything simply in order for us to understand. Very efficient and helpful."

Mr & Mrs S

Bognor Regis

"Wouldn't use anyone else. Great help, advice and a superb professional service."

Mr R

Aldwick, Bognor Regis

"You have been very flexible regarding meetings.... and you have made a difficult time far less stressful. Very reassuring. Very straightforward and understandable."

Mr A


"Patient and Helpful" 10 out of 10 for all questions."

Mr S


"10 out of 10 to all questions."

Mrs E A Walters


"Definite 10 out of 10 to all questions, I think your service was excellent and I cannot think of how to improve it. Everything was dealt with most efficiently and my sister and I were very pleased."

Mrs E R Hector

Bognor Regis

"10/10 for everything. Mark was reassuring and efficient."

Mr B

West Sussex

"10/10 to all questions, thank you very much for your excellent service I will recommend you to all my friends."

Mr L


"We are so grateful to Mark for all his help and considerable patience regarding the recent preparation of our wills and for the invaluable advice concerning a Trust for our grandson. He took all the time that was needed to ensure that we understood the relevant aspects of this complex subject. He explained the legal ramifications in terms that a layman could understand and he made sure the resulting arrangement was fully in line with our intentions. It has set our minds at rest to know that this important matter has been so efficiently dealt with and thus we no longer need to feel concern over it. Full marks in all departments to MJR Solicitors; it is hard to see how such a friendly and professional service could be improved."

Mr & Mrs G


Would definitely recommend...very easy to contact and our Will was arranged and signed in a week!

Marie Pattenden

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Middleton Office:
4 Bankside,
128 Middleton Road, Middleton-on-Sea, PO22 6DB

Littlehampton Office:
Arcade Business Centre, 2a Arcade Road, Littlehampton, BN17 5AR

Call us on:  01243 945054
Mon to Fri 9am to 6pm

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