Duty Crime Solicitor


  • £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Warwickshire
  • Posted: 23/07/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215285108

Job Details

Criminal Solicitor, 3+ PQE, Warwickshire, Salary up to £40,000 DOE. This is a well-established law firm with an excellent reputation in the field of criminal law. To apply or to register your interest, please call Grace on 0121 454 1004 Job Ref: 5108

JOB TITLE: Criminal Solicitor
LOCATION: Warwickshire
EXPERIENCE: 3 + PQE

THE ROLE:
The Criminal Solicitor will undertake fee earning work for clients in the field of criminal law and will deal with all aspects of criminal work and represent the clients both in court and at the police station. To work in accordance with the office manual and always promote the firm in all areas, by always acting in an appropriate way as a member of the legal profession by complying with all professional requirements as set by the law society. Act as an advocate in court on a wide variety of cases, prepare cases for Crown Court and to represent clients at police stations, to act as a Duty Solicitor and work outside office hours as necessary. This firm will consider solicitors on a part time and full-time basis. They would also be open to engaging with consultant solicitors.

THE CANDIDATE:
The successful solicitor will manage their own criminal caseload and assist the Head of Department in more complex matters. Applicants are welcomed from criminal solicitors with a proven track record in a wide range of criminal matters, you will need to have gained at least 3 years PQE experience as a qualified Duty Criminal Solicitor. You will need excellent management, communication and organisational skills, proficiency in IT and have a polite and patient manner. The role requires flexibility to travel and work from any of the firms five offices and attend courts at different locations. You will be passionate about this sector and motivated to provide practical and high-quality client service to all legal aid and private clients. Higher Rights of Audience would be desirable.

SALARY & BENEFITS:
• Competitive Salary with annual reviews
• 25 days holiday plus 8 days Bank Holidays
• Pension scheme
• Discounted legal fees (on completion of probation period)
• BUPA healthcare scheme (on completion of probation period)
• Long service awards,
• Career development and performance reviews
• Technical and personal skills training
• Community and fundraising events
• Full induction programme

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Grace Oliver at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email grace.oliver@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Criminal Solicitor vacancies throughout the West Midlands region. If you are an Criminal Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.

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