Criminal Solicitor

Bolton, UK
07 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Criminal Solicitor

Are you an experienced Criminal Solicitor looking for your next opportunity? Then we'd welcome your application to join our team!

If you are looking for a firm with forward thinking working practices then consider us, as we can offer full time or part time and there are opportunities for flexible working arrangements.

Fieldings Porter is a long-established Lexcel accredited, full-service law firm with offices in Bolton and Manchester City Centre. We pride ourselves on putting the client first and expect high standards of all our employees.

We have two positions both based at Bolton but attendance at the Manchester office will be required.

We are looking for candidates with experience but all levels will be considered from newly qualified to experienced advocates.

The work will be within our Criminal team, focussing primarily on criminal defence work with the possibility also of assisting with our regulatory prosecution work.

The main responsibilities of the criminal defence role are;
  • Running a diverse caseload including police station, magistrates and crown court cases, private and legally aided cases
  • Attendance at the police station - accreditation status is required, duty solicitor status preferred but not essential
  • Attendance at the magistrates court dealing with all types of hearings including trial advocacy

What's on offer?
  • Competitive salary and holiday entitlement
  • Bonus scheme with realistic and achievable targets to boost earning potential
  • Fully supported career and professional development
  • Funded professional development and accreditations
  • Promotional opportunities
  • Pension
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Social events
  • Charity Group

Business networking meetings are encouraged but by no means compulsory and contribution to the wider running of the practice is encouraged although agreed based on individual skills and experience.

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