Higher Courts Advocate

Location
South Wales, London, Midlands (Travel across England and Wales will be required)
Salary
£59,874 – £80,756 (Inner London); £49,802 - £72,169 (National)
Posted
28 Feb 2019
Closes
18 Mar 2019
Practice area
Advocacy, Crime
Position
Barrister, Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Higher Courts Advocate – Public Defender Service

Legal Aid Agency

Number of Positions: Four

Location: South Wales, London, Midlands (Travel across England and Wales will be required)

Salary range: £59,874 – £80,756 (Inner London); £49,802 - £72,169 (National)

The Public Defender Service is seeking to recruit four experienced criminal Higher Courts Advocates.

As a qualified Barrister or Solicitor-Advocate, you will be passionate about criminal law, and have substantial experience in providing advice and representation in the Higher Courts. You will demonstrate advanced advocacy skills in a wide range of complex, serious and sensitive criminal casework. You will be flexible and prepared to travel to cover cases across England and Wales when required. A collaborative and team-orientated approach would be an advantage.

For more information on this role and to apply please visit:

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/recruitment, follow the link ‘Apply for a Job’ and search reference 24183.

Closing Date: 18th March 2019