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Leading law firm looking to recruit dedicated and experienced Solicitor for their well established Criminal Team in the south Lakes.
Our client's Crime department has a great reputation for well-prepared, high-quality work. Their department's case building excellence is based on a sound knowledge of the criminal justice system and the ability to assemble first-rate evidence and documentation.
Our client's crime department has been involved in many high profile and complex cases. In addition the department has a number of Higher Courts Advocates providing representation for serious matters such as murder and rape. Our client regularly represent clients at the Youth Court, Magistrates' Court, Crown Court and Court of Appeal.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
·Responsible for all aspects of Crime work and on occasions, where appropriate providing technical expertise and guidance to other team members
·Ability to manage appropriate caseload types and complexities
·Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases.
·Variety of duties including dealing with a full range of Criminal Defence cases both Private and Legal Aid clients and be able to manage complex and sensitive cases ranging from bail applications; serious fraud; white collar crime; murder; drug crime and theft; liaising with the CPS and courts; preparing statements and collating evidence
·Representing clients detained the police station, conducting advocacy in the Magistrates Court, attending to clients both in and outside of office hours,
Key Skills Required
·Duty and Police Station Accredited
·Higher rights of advocacy qualification will be an advantage although not a necessity.
On offer is an attractive salary package, a supportive team environment and full admin support. The Company will consider applicants wishing to work part time, full time or with flexible working hours.
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