Police Station Representative & Paralegal
Areas of law:
Magistrates’ Court, Police Station, Crime and Investigation
Andrei is a Police Station Representative and Paralegal, based in the Magistrates Courts Team at our office in Oxford. He joined Reeds having gained years of experience within London firms including TV Edwards and Stuart Miller, where he gained valuable experience in the conduct of cases from the Police Station right through to the Crown Court.
Here at Reeds, Andrei is primarily responsible for supporting the activities of the solicitors in the Magistrates’ Court team in the preparation of cases for trial. This can involve assisting client’s with applications for funding, requesting disclosure of evidence, seeking out witnesses, undertaking site visits, transcribing audio evidence, considering CCTV, meeting clients and taking instructions, instructing expert witnesses, and liaising with the CPS, Court, Counsel and other relevant parties; all to ensure the smooth and thorough progression of the case load. In addition to his work for the Courts team, Andrei is frequently called upon to assist and defend our clients detained at Police Stations across Oxfordshire, providing them with careful, confident and tactical advice at all hours of the day or night.
Andrei has a reputation for being both thorough and dependable, with a drive for excellence. He knows how to work efficiently and effectively in a team to maximise the prospects of attaining a common goal; namely achieving the best possible outcome for our clients. He provides clear and assured advice to clients at the Police Station, who also benefit from his natural ability to build a rapport with them, helping them feel immediately at ease. Andrei acts with integrity and polished professionalism, which naturally engenders confidence in all those around him.