Solicitor – Crime Duty

Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
14 Oct 2019
Ref
VY05749681
Contact
Vladimir Yordanov
Practice area
Advocacy, Crime
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Lexcel accredited firm in Buckinghamshire requires a Crime Duty Solicitor on a full or part time basis.

This is an exciting opportunity for a pro-active and ambitious solicitor to join a specialist criminal defence team in Milton Keynes. Handling a full caseload encompassing the full remit of offences, the successful Crime Duty Solicitor will be required to attend clients at police stations and courts throughout the area and progress cases to trial, undertaking advocacy when appropriate.

Responsibilities
• Attending clients at the police station both in an out of hours
• Advising on all aspects of criminal investigations
• Acting in serious cases involving fraud, sexual offences and murder
• Conducting advocacy in the Magistrates’ and Youth Court
• Preparing for and conducting cases at trial
• Liaising with clients and other professionals
• Acting for young or vulnerable clients

The Candidate
• Solicitors with a minimum of 1 years’ PQE gained within criminal defence
• Crime Duty accreditation is a pre-requisite
• With strong written and spoken communication skills, you will excel in client care
• Highly organised, working well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
• Strong advocacy skills will be essential
• Able to manage own workload with minimal supervision

The Firm
A prestigious law firm with multiple offices throughout the South of England and South Wales, our client is a highly regarded and Lexcel accredited firm, committed to providing the highest levels of client care across the full remit of legal matters. Staffed by a talented team, they are genuinely dedicated to pursuing the best possible outcome for their clients and offer a challenging and steadfast place of work. They are now looking for a Crime Duty Solicitor for their Milton Keynes office.

Benefits
• Competitive salary dependent on experience
• Full or part time working options
• Supportive working environment
• Long-term career progression opportunities

Solicitor – Crime Duty

For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Vladimir on 01954 208060 quoting reference VY05749681.



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