Duty Solicitor

Recruiter
Heat Recruitment
Location
Newport (Casnewydd)
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
25 Aug 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Client:

A traditional regional private practice based in Newport and Gwent. They are small to mid-sized and operate across a wide facet of legal sectors. Client focused, they pride themselves on providing efficient and friendly advice in both a professional and timely manner. Due to recent and ongoing expansion they are looking for driven individuals to join their practice who will help enhance their local market presence and reputation.

The Opportunity:

As an accredited Duty Solicitor you will be required to attend both Courts and police stations in order to assist your clients. You will deal all forms of criminal matters varying from offences against the person, theft, sexual offences and homicide dependent on the indictment. You will be required to conduct yourself selflessly in order to maintain your client’s interests and must be flexible in your approach but will backed with the support of the practice.

What’s needed for me to be considered?

  • Be a qualified Duty Solicitor with a Police Station accreditation
  • Possess at least 1 year’s post qualification experience
  • Proven experience of managing your own caseload
  • Advocacy experience
  • Superior drafting and writing skills as well as possessing an excellent ability to communicate
  • Ability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets and manage deadlines
  • Strong client care, IT and business development skills

What next?

Apply today to be considered for this opportunity. If suitable, one of our specialist consultants will be in contact to discuss the opportunity with you in detail prior to submitting your CV to the client. In this discussion we will aim to identify your specific skills and motivations, and where appropriate recommend other relevant opportunities to you that match your requirements.

Additionally, refer a friend or colleague to us and receive £200 in vouchers if we assist them in securing a new career.

Job Synonyms:

Duty Solicitor, Crime, Police Station Representative, Criminal Lawyer


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/82292766

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