We currently have the following vacancies:
Assistant Criminal Defence Solicitor
We are looking for a New Qualified up to 3 years PQE Assistant Criminal Defence Solicitor to join the expanding team.
The Assistant Solicitor would be responsible for providing Police Station Advice & Assistance; Magistrates’ Court preparation and Advocacy, taking instructions from clients on their cases and review with the Departmental Supervisor on a regular basis.
There would be a requirement to attend court hearing, visit prisons and police stations in order to take instructions and advise clients, therefore the candidate would require and maintain a Duty Solicitor Accreditation. There would be a requirement to participate in the Criminal Department on call rota as well as be available as required on a rota basis to attend court out of hours on a weekend or on a Bank Holiday. A clean driving license is necessary.
A thorough understanding of Criminal Law and Procedure and to be fully conversant with all aspects of Criminal Contracting is required.
If you would like more information or to apply, please contact Freya Cumiskey at email@example.com
We are seeking a newly qualified to 3 year PQE solicitor to join our Family Department. This role will be a permanent position. We advise clients on the whole spectrum of family law including marital breakdown and finances, domestic abuse, contact with children and local authority child care. We carry out a mixture of publicly funded and private client work so candidates would benefit from a knowledge of legal aid eligibility rules. Much of our work is conducted through the courts, therefore candidates should have a keen interest in developing their advocacy skills.
Given the difficult circumstances in which clients are obtaining advice, candidates should have excellent client care skills and be able to deal with clients at vulnerable stages in their lives and be able to gain their trust.
This position would suit someone who had carried out part of their training in a family law department. Ours is a fast paced environment and the successful candidate would be part of a team responsible for a variety of family cases and keen to build up a network of agencies and contacts in this area of work.
In return we offer a very competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are committed to both publicly funded and private client work and foster a caring and compassionate environment in which to work. Please apply with your CV and covering letter to Freya Cumiskey at firstname.lastname@example.org