Lexcel accredited practice in Cambridgeshire seeks a driven Crime Duty Solicitor on a full-time, permanent basis.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated Crime Duty Solicitor to join a progressive firm in Peterborough. The successful candidate will handle a complex caseload of criminal matters, whilst ensuring excellent performance at all times.
To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period. Responsibilities
- Representing clients detained at the police station
- Handling own caseload of criminal defence cases
- Police station and Magistrates’ Courts files
- Serious criminal charges
- Interviewing witnesses
- Drafting witness statements
- Road traffic offences
- Drug offences
- Solicitor with at least 1 year’s PQE
- Solid experience in criminal defence matters is essential
- Possessing Crime Duty accreditation is required
- Excellent client care skills
- IT proficiency
- Is flexible to travel and work from other offices and attend courts at different locations
Established for over forty years, with three offices in the East Anglia area and continuing to expand, our Lexcel accredited client is one of the largest law firms in the region. Offering the full range of services, the firm is known for its practical, pragmatic approach. With its focus first and foremost on client care, it deals with a range of quality instructions. The firm is committed to ongoing staff development and will subsidise additional training and the achievement of additional, relevant professional qualifications. Benefits
Our Agency Requirements
- Competitive salary
- Death in service
- Generous holiday allowance
- Free parking
- Health insurance
- What salary are you currently seeking?
- How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
- How long is your notice period?
Duty Solicitor - Crime
For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Simon on 01954 208 077 quoting reference SP31816.
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