Criminal Solicitor

  • £35000 - £48000 per annum
  • Tyne And Wear
  • Posted: 17/04/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215295650

Job Details

CRIMINAL SOLICITOR (DUTY QUALIFIED), TYNE & WEAR, UP TO C£45,000 - Legal 500, regional law firm with well established criminal defence team. JOB REF: MD5650
• 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.
• 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 high levels of senior associate and partner contact, providing 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.
• Having the Higher Rights of Audience qualification would be extremely beneficial however not essential for this role.
• You will be experienced in criminal defence matters and be looking to excel with a well-established Legal 500 firm.
• This is an ambitious Legal 500 firm with a clear plan for expansion and growth
• Offering competitive packages and hybrid working options
• To apply contact Melanie Daly at eNL on 0161 850 0745 or email with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion.

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