Criminal Solicitor

Wakefield, £25,000 - £45,000 Permanent
Reference: P8JOB4664 | Specialist area: Legal | Sector: Legal

Our client is a successful and established law firm with multiple offices in West Yorkshire, with this role being based in their Wakefield office. They are currently looking to bring in an experienced Criminal or Duty Solicitor to join the firm.

Please only apply if you have relevant experience to this role.

The Role:

  • Covering all aspects of work from police station attendances, magistrates court advocacy and crown court litigation
  • Handling a caseload of work within the Magistrates Court
  • Providing high standards of service to private and publicly funded clients
  • Attending clients at police stations
  • Providing advice and advocacy within the Magistrates Court
  • Acting as Litigator on Crown Court cases
  • Liaising with clients
  • Attending police stations
  • Attending Magistrates Courts
  • Applying for Legal Aid
  • Managing a full caseload and ongoing work coming into the department
  • Servicing your Duty Solicitor Rotas

Experience Required:

  • Experience in practicing Criminal Law
  • Duty accreditation would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisational, multitasking and time management skills
  • Good advocacy skills
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