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Criminal Solicitor

Employer
Bindmans
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Practice area
Crime
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
PQE
1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Position
Solicitor
Sector
Private practice

Job Details

Criminal Solicitor

Start date: As soon as possible.

We are an award-winning multidisciplinary law firm with an exceptional track record offering a wide range of specialist legal services to our clients, from medium-sized businesses and NGOs to public figures and private individuals. Ranked as a top-tier firm by the legal directories, some of the most brilliant lawyers in the country work at Bindmans.

We are looking for a solicitor of 1-8 years’ PQE to join our excellent Crime, Fraud and Regulatory team. The team undertakes a rich variety of criminal cases, often raising novel or complex issues.

We are looking for a solicitor who is experienced in criminal defence practice, including representing clients at police stations and court, and preparing cases to the highest standard and who has excellent client case skills.

Skills & Experience

  • Qualified solicitor with a good academic background.
  • Experience of practice in criminal law is essential, including representing clients at the police station and at court, and preparing cases to a high standard for a variety of venues and proceedings.
  • Able to undertake a mixture of privately and publicly funded work.
  • LAA Supervisor or capable of meeting LAA supervisor eligibility requirements

Equality & Diversity

While we strive to make an impact through the law, we also strive to make an impact as an employer. We are committed to equal opportunities and the nurture of equality and diversity in our workplace.

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies section of our website www.bindmans.com where you can download the recruitment pack for the role.

Closing date for applications:          03 June 2024

Company

Bindmans LLP is one of the country’s leading law firms, with an unrivalled reputation for its civil liberties and human rights work. The firm offers top-quality legal services in the following practice areas: clinical negligence and personal injury, community care and health services, criminal law, discrimination and equality law, education law, employment law and professional discipline, family and matrimonial law, housing, human rights, public law and judicial review, immigration, inquests and inquiries, international law, media and information law, reputation and crisis management, mental health, police misconduct, prison law, private client, professional negligence, public procurement and commercial regulation, serious fraud and regulatory investigations and Brexit.

Established in 1974, Bindmans has a long history and tradition of challenging injustice and protecting the rights and freedoms of ordinary people. While the firm has evolved over the years to offer a broad range of services, its commitment to fairness and to ensuring access to justice remains at the heart of everything it does. Ranked as a top-tier firm in many of its practice areas, Bindmans has a reputation for its cutting edge work, in groundbreaking areas of the law. Its lawyers are among the most knowledgeable in the country and many are nationally recognised as experts in their fields.

Bindmans’ client base is wide and developing and includes businesses, NGOs and trade unions, public and regulatory bodies and private individuals. Known for achieving excellent results for its clients, the firm aims to defend their interests, ensuring sound decision-making and the highest standards of legal accountability.

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