An established firm with the Head office in Blackburn are looking for an experienced Criminal Solicitor to join the existing department. The firm are currently steadily expanding their Criminal department and are looking to appoint a new solicitor with a minimum of 12 months Magistrates experience.
In order to be considered you must have the required 12 months minimum experience and must be confident with this. You will undertake criminal defence work at, provide legal assistance, represent defendants before the Magistrates court and preparation of their cases. You will be expected to work independently within the department and there also is assistant support for this position.
The department currently has a Head of Department and a team of 5. The firm have been established for over 7 years and have grown from 2 people to 24 full time staff, areas of practice include Crime, Family and PI.
In terms of progression, the firm are open to sponsoring qualifications for high achieving candidates and due to the size of the firm you will be able to take on additional responsibilities and long term opportunities.
Please contact Elle Heeley, Recruitment Consultant, to discuss this role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.
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