01 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Simon Shorter
Practice area
Full time
Contract type
Upcoming deadline – Crime Duty Solicitor sought for a dynamic practice in West Yorkshire

Our client is a boutique practice located close to Bradford, serving a broad range of clients across the county and further afield. With client care at their core, they have built an impressive client base and are now undergoing a sustained period of expansion. Offering a supportive working environment, high quality work and the opportunity to work closely with expert, senior lawyers; they attract and retain top talent in a range of practice areas.

We are now tasked with sourcing a talented Crime Duty Solicitor to join our clients’ thriving practice in the Bradford area. Becoming part of an expanding, specialist team; the successful Duty Solicitor will handle a full and varied caseload which will incorporate attending, advising and representing clients from arrest to trial as necessary. Attending detained clients out of hours forms an essential part of the position. The ideal Solicitor will also prepare cases for trial and advocate at hearings where appropriate. Additional involvement in business development activities is desirable.
In return, our client offers a competitive salary and career progression for the role. Please contact Simon for further information quoting reference SS26352.

You must be a qualified Solicitor with at least 12 months’ PQE gained within a reputable Criminal department.
Duty Status is essential for the position along with the ability to assign your slots in time for the next rota.
You must have excellent technical and client care skills.
You will be able to attend clients at police stations and courts throughout the area on a rota basis, to include out of hours work.
You will be personable, driven and committed to furthering your career in this area.

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