Criminal Duty Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Criminal Duty Solicitor
West London - £35,000 - £40,000 pa

Position - Criminal Duty Solicitor
Criminal Law/Solicitor/Police Station Accreditation/Casework/Duty Solicitor/

A new opportunity has opened for a Solicitor to join a criminal law firm based in West London. The firm carry out a diverse range of criminal law work, both private and legal funded. They now currently have need for a Solicitor to work in a Criminal Duty capacity and to represent defendants both in custody and at the magistrates' court. With this in mind, the firm are looking for a Solicitor that has a number of years' experience in both custodial and magistrates' court environments. Ideally the firm would also be looking for a solicitor with a solid amount of experience in carrying out advocacy work. In turn this is a great opportunity to work with a firm that has an established presence in both West London and in the City area and that also has a number of networks that generate a lot of privately funded criminal defence cases rating to serious offences and White Collar Crime. The firm have a preference for Solicitors that have a well rounded and robust criminal defence skill set and as such are willing to invest in the training and development of their own staff to gear them up to work with their privately funded clients on white collar crime matters.

Required Skills and Responsibilities;

- Able to represent clients at police station.
- Experience representing clients at magistrates' court.
- Experience in carrying out advocacy.

About you;

- Be a team player
- Be a driven individual
- Excellent communication skills

If you have any further questions about the role, please do not hesitate to give me a call and I would be more than happy to discuss this exceptional opportunity with you in more detail!

Salary is negotiable Dependent upon Experience

Please contact Matthew Roby, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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