Duty Solicitor - Crime

Location
Portsmouth
Salary
Excellent remuneration
Posted
10 Jan 2019
Closes
07 Feb 2019
Ref
KT03768721
Contact
Karl Tomkinson
Practice area
Crime
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Criminal Duty Solicitor required for a well-established practice in Portsmouth.

This is a unique opportunity for a talented Crime Duty Solicitor to join a highly recognised and Lexcel accredited law firm in Hampshire. The successful candidate will handle a wide range of criminal matters, providing high-quality representation at police stations and Magistrates’ Courts.

Responsibilities
• Providing a comprehensive service to Legal Aid and private clients
• Attending police stations both in and outside of office hours
• Providing advice and advocacy in the Magistrates’ Court
• Running police station and Magistrates’ Court files
• Interviewing witnesses and drafting witness statements
• Serious fraud, conspiracy and money laundering
• Murder, manslaughter and assault
• Rape and sexual assault
• Drugs offences
• Burglary and theft
• Extradition
• Terrorism
• Anti-social behaviour orders and injunctions
• Driving offences
• Confiscation and restraint

The Candidate
• Applications are encouraged from solicitors with a minimum of three years’ PQE in criminal defence matters
• That possess criminal duty status or are in the process of obtaining this accreditation
• Working out of hours and having their own transport is required
• The ability to provide first-class client care is essential

The Firm
Our client is a highly successful, multi-office practice with a strong presence in Hampshire. With a rich history, they offer a comprehensive range of legal services to commercial and individual clients locally and further afield. They are led by expert partners, with a team of lawyers and dedicated support staff, and have achieved multiple accreditations including Lexcel.

Duty Solicitor - Crime

For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Karl quoting reference KT03768721.

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