Criminal Duty Solicitors - Staffordshire - Legal 500 - £Neg

England, Staffordshire
£21000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Ben Smith
Job Title
Practice Area
Contract Type
Full Time

A legal 500 ranked firm based in Staffordshire are looking to appoint a number of criminal defence solicitors to join their highly experienced criminal team to represent their clients at Police stations and the courts.

This firm are a niche criminal and regulatory firm who have grown to one of the most successful defence firms in the country offering a range of services from business and regulatory, confiscation and restraints, motoring and transport law as well as serious fraud and criminal defence.

Main responsibilities in this role will include;

  • Representing and advising clients regarding criminal offences
  • Attending police stations to represent clients who have been placed under arrest
  • Preparing and representing clients at court
  • Liaise with counsel when necessary
  • Ensure all files are compliant with firm and legal requirements
  • Supervise and mentor less qualified staff

This firm welcome applications from solicitors with at least one year PQE and has duty accreditation or a client following. Passion for this area of law is a must to be in line with the firm¿s values and applicants must be able to work effectively as an individual or as part of a team.

In this role the successful applicants will be expected to cover some evenings/weekends which is on a rota and this firm pay half of the police station fee plus travel expenses.

There is a competitive salary on offer as well as a good package and opportunity to progress for those that wish to do so.

Apply now to be immediately considered or contact Ben Smith for further information.

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