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Criminal Solicitor

  • £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Cumbria
  • Posted: 20/02/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215294988

Job Details

Criminal Solicitor (Duty Status), Cumbria, Local law firm on the edge of the Lake District - To apply or register your interest, please contact Melanie on 0161 850 0745 or email with your CV

JOB TITLE: Criminal Solicitor – Duty qualified
PQE: At least 12 months experience

The Criminal Solicitor will join a successful team, taking on a broad range of criminal matters attending Police Stations and Magistrates’ Courts, as part of the Court and Police Station Duty Rota Scheme. There will also be opportunities to assist in Crown Court litigation. You will be tasked with handling a complex and sensitive caseload, ranging from bail applications and serious fraud to Murder, Drug and theft cases. The role offers a fully supportive environment in which you will be able to excel.

The successful Criminal Solicitor will have a proven track record in a wide range of criminal matters and be confident attending police stations and representing clients at Court. It is essential that you have achieved Duty Status and are prepared to be listed on the Duty rota. You will be experienced in criminal defence matters and motivated to provide practical and high-quality client service to all legal aid and private clients.

This is a well-established Cumbrian law firm representing clients across the county. In line with its expansion, you can expect your career aspirations to be fully supported and opportunities for promotion to senior roles will be on offer.

Contact Melanie Daly at eNL on 0161 850 0745 or email 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.

At eNL we value diversity and inclusion. We want to attract people at all levels and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates, whatever your ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any characteristics protected by law in the jurisdictions in which we operate.