Solicitor - Crime

Location
Chelmsford
Salary
Depending on experience
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
08 Feb 2019
Ref
CE03555481
Contact
Chris Ewles
Practice area
Crime
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Talented Criminal Solicitor required at a well-established firm in Chelmsford.

Our client is actively recruiting for a driven solicitor who possesses duty accreditation or is a PSAR and keen to gain duty status. The successful candidate will manage a mixed caseload of all criminal matters, providing a high-quality representation at police stations and Magistrates’ Courts. This is a great opportunity for professional development and progression.

Responsibilities
  • Providing a comprehensive service to Legal Aid 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
The Candidate
  • Applications are encouraged from solicitors with a wide range of experience  in criminal defence matters
  • Possessing duty accreditation and/or police station accreditation would be advantageous
  • A pragmatic and proactive approach is desirable
  • The ability to provide first-class client care is essential
  • The successful Crime Solicitor will be technically proficient
  • The ability to think laterally and approach issues creatively and collaboratively is required 
The Firm

A Legal 500 practice with a strong presence throughout East Anglia, our client provides an array of specialist legal services to clients across the region and into the capital. They pride themselves on the provision of a personal, efficient and cost-effective service to their clients. A modern practice staffed by experienced and dedicated staff committed to finding practical solutions to clients’ legal issues.

Solicitor - Crime

For further details of this Crime Solicitor vacancy, please contact Chris quoting reference CE03555481.

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