Crime Duty Solicitor/HCA

Location
Sheffield
Salary
Dependent on experience
Posted
02 Jul 2018
Closes
30 Jul 2018
Ref
C02584161
Contact
Charlotte Waters
Practice area
Advocacy, Crime
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Crime Duty Solicitor and/or Higher Court Advocate sought within specialist criminal practice in South Yorkshire.

The Role
We are now actively seeking a dynamic Crime Duty Solicitor/HCA for a specialist team located in Sheffield. Managing a busy and challenging caseload covering the full remit of criminal matters, the successful Crime Duty Solicitor/HCA will attend clients detained at police stations and Magistrates Courts throughout the area, advising them from initial arrest, through case preparation to trial. Due to the nature of this position, the ability to attend clients out of hours will be essential with Higher Rights of Audience and experience in Crown Court proceeding, highly desirable. Offered on a flexible full or part time basis, this is a demanding role, with high levels of autonomy suited to a confident Criminal Solicitor with Duty accreditation.

The Candidate
You shall be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 2 years’ PQE gained within Criminal Defence;
Crime Duty accreditation and/or Higher Rights of Audience will be essential;
Possess outstanding communication and client care skills;
Be highly organised, working well under pressure to meet tight deadlines;
Demonstrate strong advocacy skills;
Have a pro-active, professional and detail orientated approach to your work;
Be able to manage a demanding caseload, with minimal supervision.

The Firm
Our client is a specialist Criminal practice with a network of offices situated across the Midlands and South Yorkshire. Staffed by a team of specialist lawyers and support staff, they are dedicated to providing the highest levels of client care and service day and night, across the full remit of criminal matters. Going above and beyond to achieve the best possible outcome at all times they have enjoyed continued success and are now looking to add to their highly regarded team.

Crime Duty Solicitor/HCA

For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor/HCA vacancy, please contact Charlotte quoting reference C02584161.

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