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Consultant Duty Solicitor - Crime

£50,000 yearly
  • Law Staff Legal Recruitment
  • London
  • 11/07/2019
Full time Solicitor

Job Description

Leading law firm seeks Crime Duty Solicitor on a self-employed, consultancy basis.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented criminal solicitor who possesses duty accreditation to join a successful team on a full or part time basis. Attending clients at police station and Magistrates Courts throughout the area, the ideal solicitor will handle matters up to trial and beyond as necessary.

• Representing clients detained the police station
• Conducting advocacy in the Magistrates Court
• Attending to clients both in and outside of office hours
• Liaising with the CPS and courts
• Preparing statements and collating evidence
• Acting on behalf of vulnerable clients

The Candidate
• A qualified solicitor with solid experience gained within criminal defence
• Crime duty accreditation will be a pre-requisite
• Able to manage a demanding caseload, with minimal supervision
• Possesses excellent communication and client care skills
• It is essential to hold strong advocacy skills
• Be flexible, able to attend clients at police stations and courts including out of hours

The Firm
Our client is a leading law firm that has been serving clients from across London and the surrounding areas for over 30 years. Their dedication to excellence has been acknowledged nationally through several awards and accreditations, including Lexcel. Their expertise spans a vast array of legal disciplines, with a number of highly respected professionals advising within each group. Client care is at the core of the practice, an approach which has secured our client’s position as a strong competitor at both local and national levels. We are now recruiting on behalf of our client for a Crime Duty Solicitor to work in their London office.

Consultant Duty Solicitor - Crime

For further details of this Consultant Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Chris on 01954 208072 quoting reference CE05397881.

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