Duty Solicitor - Crime

Recruiter
Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Criminal Duty Solicitors required for a highly established law firm in London.

This is an exciting opportunity for a driven solicitor who possesses duty accreditation or in the process of gaining duty status. Our client is actively looking for duty solicitors on a full-time basis, even though part-time applicants will be considered to join their office based in the North Kensington area. Successful candidates will handle a varied caseload of all criminal law matters, providing high-quality representation at police stations and Magistrates’ Courts.

Responsibilities
• Providing a comprehensive service to Legal Aid and Private clients
• Attending police stations both in and outside of office hours
• Providing advice and advocacy in the Magistrates’ Court
• Running police station and Magistrates’ Court files
• Interviewing witnesses and drafting witness statements
• Serious fraud, conspiracy and money laundering
• Murder, manslaughter and assault
• Rape and sexual assault
• Drugs offences
• Burglary and theft
• Extradition
• Terrorism
• Anti-social behaviour orders and injunctions
• Driving offences
• Confiscation and restraint

The Candidate
• Applications are encouraged from solicitors with expertise within criminal defence matters
• That possess criminal duty status or in the process of obtaining this accreditation
• A pragmatic and proactive approach
• You will have a keen eye for detail and professional approach to your work
• The ability to provide first-class client care is essential
• The ability to think laterally and approach issues creatively and collaboratively is required

The Firm
Our client is a successful, Lexcel accredited high street practice with offices across central and southern England and nine partners. They offer a full range of services to individuals and business clients. They ensure their clients receive individually tailored advice in order to meet their needs by efficiently targeting knowledge, expertise and skills. Due to continued success, our client is now seeking to add to their team.

Duty Solicitor - Crime
For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Chris quoting reference CE02606121.

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