Newly Qualified to 3 years PQE
A fantastic opportunity for an outstanding criminal Solicitor to join our busy and successful practice.
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the ideal candidate will be highly motivated, dedicated, professional, a team player, have a genuine passion for criminal defence work and take pride in their work. Excellent client care and effective communication are essential.
We practise in all areas of criminal litigation including inquest and inquiry work and have an outstanding reputation in the industry.
> Managing own caseload of Police Station, Magistrates Court and Crown Court files
> Police Station and Court attendance
> Assisting with Lexcel compliance
> Preparing articles on relevant areas for publication on the website and social media
Qualifications and Experience
> Newly qualified - 3 years PQE
> Knowledge of Lexcel compliance is desirable
> Confident and experienced in managing your own caseload
> Experience dealing with a combination of legal aid and private clients
> Experience working on VHCCs cases is desirable
What we offer
In return, we offer the opportunity to work at a long-established firm with an excellent reputation and exposure to cases across the whole spectrum of criminal law, representing clients from all walks of life. We believe in working hard but enjoying a work-life balance.
We are based in Victoria, which is a thriving and vibrant part of London in offices on a quiet centrally located street. The position is full time office based with a competitive salary.
> An opportunity to join our experienced, driven, diverse and family oriented team.
> Competitive salary.
> 20 days’ holiday in addition to UK bank holidays, office closure over Christmas and a bonus day off for your birthday.
> Regular team days out.
If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Solicitor vacancy – [Your name]