Crime Duty Solicitor

Recruiter
Circle Recruitment
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
21 Jul 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role: Crime Duty Solicitor 2 years+ PQE

Location: West London

Salary: £35k - £45k DOE (potentially negotiable if with following)

An opportunity has arisen for two experienced and hardworking Crime Duty Solicitors to join an expanding and busy specialist team. My Client is a highly accredited Niche law firm specialising in Criminal Defence, White Collar Crime and Serious Fraud.

You will be responsible for managing your own full and varied caseload of Crime matters including Serious crimes, general crimes and a significant workload of private client cases, attending police stations and conducting advocacy.

Duty solicitor status is a MUST or Police station accreditation would be highly desirable.

A client following will be highly desirable.

Candidates must be commercially focused, with excellent communication skills, an ability to work independently with minimal supervision with a flair for negotiation and relationship building, and be comfortable in providing independent advice.

On offer is a competitive salary, career progression in a firm with a progressive and proactive approach within a friendly, professional working environment.

Skills & Experience

Essential:

  • Qualified Criminal Law Solicitor 2+ PQE
  • Ability to manage own caseload from instruction up to and including advocacy
  • Experience dealing with a range of Criminal Defence cases
  • Experience dealing with both public and private client matters
  • Duty Solicitor status

Desirable:

  • Police Station accredited
  • Client following

Personal requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Confident and outgoing
  • Practical, solution-focused approach
  • Commercial awareness
  • Comfortable with networking and business development activities

Apply now for Immediate consideration.

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