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Regulatory and Criminal Defence Solicitor

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York and North Yorkshire
£40,000.00 - 50,000.00
Private Practice
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Permanent role
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Regulatory and Corporate Defence Solicitor

This small but growing regulatory team deals with the full remit of regulatory matters and is now looking to add to the team with a further solicitor with a regulatory or criminal defence background. York or Leeds based.

The team and the role

- Small partner-led team based in York
- Acts for a wide range of corporate and individual clients, both regional and national
- Defending companies and their key individuals who face investigation and prosecution for alleged breaches of criminal regulatory offences
- Crisis management and reputation management
- Very broad based remit including defending prosecutions and investigations brought by HSE, HMRC, CQC, SFO, BIS, OFT, FACT, local authorities and the police
- Managing all aspects of the case including advocacy as appropriate

Who are they looking for?

- A qualified solicitor with solid academics
- Experience across a range of regulatory work would be preferred, although the team has a track record of recruiting solicitors from a criminal defence background and are very open to talking to people from this background who want to move into regulatory work
- Ideally 2 or 3 years' PQE but possibly up to around 5PQE for the right person

What's on offer?

- A friendly but busy team in an open and relaxed but professional working environment
- Lovely offices in the heart of the legal district in central Leeds
- Highly competitive salary and benefits

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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