Criminal Defence Solicitor

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Aug 2020
Closes
24 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sue Ross Legal are currently seeking a Criminal Defence Solicitor to join an upcoming firm of Solicitors based at their Birmingham office.

This role will see the successful candidate handling a varied and complex caseload consisting of:

• Serious fraud

• Bail applications

• Murder, drug and theft cases

Key responsibilities will include:

• Interviewing witnesses

• Drafting legal documents

• Liaising with various parties including CPS and Courts

• Police station interviews

• Representing in Magistrates Court

• Advocacy

The right candidate will be at least 3 years PQE, ambitious and willing to complete the Duty Solicitor qualification. (Although this is just a guide and candidates with more or less experience may be considered).

You will be a confident advocate and demonstrate the ability to deal with a range of clients at all levels. You will have excellent time management and organisational skills, being able to work effectively on your own as well as part of a team.

*Crime Duty accreditation & Higher Rights of Audience are beneficial yet not essential*

For more information about the above vacancy or for a confidential chat about our other vacancies throughout Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, the North West and the North East, please send your details to us and one of our dedicated legal consultants will contact you.

Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please assume that if you do not hear from us within 72 hours that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

May we take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in one of our roles and wish you the very best in your search for employment

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