Solicitor

Location
Widnes, Cheshire
Salary
£45,000 - £55,000 Per annum
Posted
07 Oct 2021
Closes
04 Nov 2021
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Criminal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Solicitor - PCD Law Solicitors

£45,000 - £55,000 Per annum

Widnes, Cheshire

PCD Solicitors specialise in defending allegations of a sexual nature, including rape, sexual assault and historic sexual offences - all of which can result in an immediate custodial sentence. We work closely with some of the country’s leading defence barristers with a proven track record.

Requirements for this Solicitor role:

  • 2 years’ experience working in general crime
  • Experience representing clients at both Magistrates’ and Crown Court
  • Experience representing clients at the Police Station.
  • Knowledge of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act and applying that to police investigations
  • Experience in making applications to the police and to the court
  • Experience in preparing cases for sentence and trial both Magistrates and Crown court (mainly Crown)
  • Knowledge and ability to use the Crown Court Digital Case System, uploading documents and reviewing evidence on this platform
  • Experience in taking proof of evidence and briefing counsel Taking witness statements
  • Experience in dealing with serious sexual offences
  • Experience with reviewing forensic reports and instructing defence experts where necessary
  • Confident on the telephone in taking new enquiries and able to advise on the law and sentencing applicable to all sexual offences
  • Understanding of the Sex Offenders Register and relevant Sexual Harm Prevention Orders, when they apply and how.

Benefits offered for this Solicitor role:

  • Holiday Pay
  • Sick Pay
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Competitive Pay
  • Company Incentives

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