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Jo Rivers FCILEx

CILEX Advocate and Police Station Case Manager

Jo has substantial experience and a fine eye for detail, she is willing to consider and research every available avenue in preparing proceedings from charge through to trial, from the minor to the most serious of Crown Court matters. Jo will fight to ensure a clients rights are protected when detained at the police station and ensure they are treated fairly throughout an investigation and has specialist knowledge of dealing with vulnerable young people and those with special needs. Jo is approachable, she demonstrates empathy and professionalism in every aspect of her work.

Jo is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has recently obtained her rights to appear before the Magistrates and Youth Court, an Accredited Police Station Representative and has a Upper Second-Class Honours degree in Criminology with Psychology

Portsmouth Office:
4 Highbury Buildings,  
Portsmouth, PO6 2SN,
Tel: 023 9238 1114
Fax: 023 9238 1115

We have a hugely experienced admin team who can deal with all enquiries in the absence of any member of your defence team.

At Wessex Solicitors we have at your disposal years of experience in all types of cases. When you instruct Wessex Solicitors you will have a dedicated team appointed to your case including a supervising Solicitor and dedicated case worker and if necessary an independent Barrister and Forensic Expert. You are at liberty to choose your own team should you so wish.