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DATE ADDED: Sun 01/12/2019

Duty Solicitor – Crime

Prittlewell, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Lexcel accredited firm in Essex seeks a skilful Crime Duty Solicitor on a permanent basis. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Crime Duty Solicitor to join our client’s thriving practice located in the Southend-on-Sea area. The successful applicant will handle a varied caseload of criminal matters whilst, providing high-quality representation at police stations and Magistrates’ Courts. **Responsibilities**
• Attending police stations
• Representing clients detained at the police station
• Interviewing witnesses and drafting witness statements
• Preparing cases in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court
• Legal Aid matters
• Driving offences
• Theft
• Sexual offences
• Fraud
• Instructing counsel
• Liaising with clients and other professionals **The Candidate**
• Newly qualified solicitors with solid experience in criminal law
• Duty accreditation is essential for this role
• IT proficiency is required
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to handle challenging clients in an empathetic and effective manner **The Firm** Our client is a highly reputable Lexcel accredited law firm with multiple offices scattered within the region. The office is ideally situated in a historic town in Essex which is surrounded by boutiques and noted for its excellent transport links. The firm is staffed by expert lawyers who practice a wide range of legal services and have a built up an enviable client base due to their professional and client-focused approach. **Benefits**
• Opportunities for career progression
• Personal and professional development Duty Solicitor – Crime For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Vladimir on ##### ######quoting reference VY30512. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. Please follow our agency on LinkedIn, where we post up to date information, jobs and case studies. Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience. By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position. By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site. In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address. Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes. To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website. As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Address: Please see our website for details Advertised through Zoek 79d1dee7c2ae475986b485c8837f7d617