Duty Criminal Solicitor

Location
West Midlands
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Feb 2021
Closes
11 Mar 2021
Ref
215283194
Contact
Penny Trotman
Job Title
Solicitor
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Leading National law firm is currently looking to a hire a Duty Criminal Solicitor with a minimum of 2+ years PQE into their West Midlands office. Salary to c£40,000 (inc overtime/bonus.) This is a well-recognised law firm with an excellent reputation in the field of criminal law.

JOB TITLE: Criminal Solicitor – Duty qualified
PQE REQUIRED: At least 2 years
LOCATION: Warwickshire

THE ROLE:
The Criminal Solicitor will join a successful team, taking on a broad range of criminal matters attending Police Stations and Magistrates’ Courts, as part of the Court and Police Station Duty Rota Scheme. You will be tasked with handling a complex and sensitive caseload, ranging from bail applications, serious fraud and White Collar crime to Murder, Drug and theft cases. The role offers high levels of senior associate and partner contact, providing a fully supportive environment in which you are able to excel.

THE CANDIDATE:
The successful Criminal Solicitor will have a proven track record in a wide range of criminal matters and be confident attending police stations and representing clients at Court. It is essential that you have achieved Duty Status and are prepared to be listed on the Duty rota. You will be experienced in criminal defence matters, and be looking to excel with a well-established Legal 500 firm. You will be passionate about this sector and motivated to provide practical and high quality client service to all legal aid and private clients.

THE FIRM:
This is an ambitious Legal 500 firm with a clear plan for expansion and growth across its offices in the West Midlands and Warwickshire. In line with its expansion, you can expect your career aspirations to be fully supported and opportunities for promotion to senior roles will be on offer.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package.
 

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