Criminal Duty Solicitor

West Midlands
25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP35000/annum
08 Oct 2016
05 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
REF: YJ202

I am currently working with a Specialist Criminal Defence Law firm based in the West Midlands who, due to expansion, are seeking a Criminal Duty Solicitor to join their existing team.

The successful candidate be a Criminal Duty Solicitor with previous experience in a similar role. You will be required to handle your own caseload from start to finish. Having a Police Station Qualification is essential. You will also have the ability to conduct Magistrates Court Trials. This is an amazing opportunity for you to progress your career within Criminal Law as a Duty Solicitor.

Required Skills & Experience:
• Higher Rights of Audience advantageous
• Strong, own client following preferable
• You will have previous experience in a similar role
• You will be required to handle your own caseload from start to finish
• Having a Police Station Qualification is essential
• Higher Rights would be an advantage but not essential
• Preparing criminal defence cases
• Experience managing a busy caseload
• Advising clients at the police station
• Preparing appeals to higher courts as needed
• Participating in the out of hours rota scheme
• Building an own client following
• Preparing and managing legal aid and private client criminal defence cases
• Working individually or as part of a team as necessary
• Have a genuine interest in working in criminal defence law
• Will have the ability to demonstrate good client relationship building skills

Vacancy Information:
• Location: West Midlands
• Salary range (DOE): GBP25,000 - GBP35,000
• Job type: Permanent
• Working Hours: Monday - Friday (full-time)
• Date: 09-10-2016
• Reference: YJ202

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