Duty Solicitor

Location
England, Bristol
Salary
£38500 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
09 May 2018
Ref
BBBH3506
Contact
Charlie Simpkin
Practice area
Crime
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

We have an excellent opportunity for a Qualified Criminal Duty Solicitor to join a specialist department. This is a great position with strong prospects for career progression for the right candidate. The candidate should be 2 years plus PQE and be passionate about Criminal Law. You must be able to run cases with little to no supervision.

The Firm

This firm was created just a year into this millennium to specialise in criminal law.
Since then, they have diversified into other areas of law too.

As their client base grew and people referred their friends, family and business associates, more offices were established to ensure that people had a local solicitor to consult.
Each new office has been chosen with care so the firm makes a genuine contribution to the local community.

Currently eleven locations provide local legal advice with a portfolio of legal expertise that matches the best in the UK.

The key to successful growth has been choosing the right people to build their team with strong work ethics and shared values so they complement each other.

The majority of the trainees that have come to them to start their careers have stayed upon qualification, evidencing their nurturing mentality.

This means that clients have access to growing expertise as well as continuity.

The Role

The firm is seeking a Criminal Duty Solicitor to join their Bristol, Somerset office.

The ideal candidate will be at least 2 years PQE with a proven track record in representing and advising clients on a wide range of criminal matters.

Candidates should also have an ambition to develop over the next few years and should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • The ideal candidate will be at least 2 years PQE with a proven track record in representing and advising clients on a wide range of criminal matters. Candidates should also have an ambition to develop the department over the next few years and should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Duties will include attending police stations to advise clients, preparing and representing clients at Magistrates' Courts and preparing briefs to Counsel where necessary.
  • Salary dependent on experience

This is an excellent opportunity for a Criminal Duty Solicitor to join a flourishing firm in the Bristol, Somerset office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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