Well-established law firm requires an additional Regulatory/Criminal Solicitor to join the team due to expansion. You will handle a caseload of the full range of regulatory/criminal matters including motoring law matters (e.g. exceptional hardship, speeding, drink driving and careless driving). The role will require the willingness and ability to conduct hearings in the Magistrates Court – experience preferred but not essential provided you are willing to develop this experience.
This role will involve working with high quality clients with a varied case load. Their recent clients include several high-profile athletes and sports organisations. The Regulatory and Crime team is expanding rapidly. This is a friendly, proactive team who wish to invest in the successful applicant to become a long-term member of this close-knit team.
The role will be based in either or both of their Huddersfield and Halifax offices, and the applicant will also be required to attend our other offices, be able to travel to court and to client meetings at client premises as required.
You will need:
- To be a Solicitor with a minimum of 12 months experience in dealing with motoring law matters (e.g. exceptional hardship, speeding, drink driving and careless driving),
- Some advocacy experience in the Magistrates’ Court is preferred although this is not essential,
- Excellent client care and communication skills,
- Good team working and IT skills.
Competitive salary and benefits package and excellent long-term prospects to progress and develop within the firm. There will be the opportunity for flexible hybrid working.