Duty Solicitor

Recruiter
QED Legal
Location
London
Salary
£37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
06 Apr 2021
Closes
04 May 2021
Ref
BH-32692
Contact
Jemma Williamson
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Criminal / Prosecutions
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My Client is seeking a Criminal Duty Solicitor to join the team. The firm have a rich heritage dating back 50+ years, they are ranked in the Legal 500 and have a couple of offices. They value work-life balance and have one of the highest staff retention rates around. They have both public and privately funded arms of the business and now have over 100 members of staff. 

They are now seeking an additional Criminal Defence Solicitor. It is expected that you will be at least 1 years PQE with a strong background handling all aspects of general crime matters, including conducting criminal litigation at the Magistrates Court. A clean SRA practising certificate as well as the Duty Solicitor qualification is essential.

The successful candidate will be expected to attend, advise and represent clients at police stations and magistrate’s courts. There will be an element of out of hours work attached to the role.  Experience of preparation of cases for trial in both the magistrates court and the crown court is essential.

A generous salary and benefits package will be discussed in accordance with your level of experience.

Please contact me for more information.