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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Criminal Duty Solicitor

Middlesbrough, TS1, UK
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Company: CLEAR IT RECRUITMENT

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000 - £55000/annum

My client is searching for a Criminal Duty Solicitor to join their Middlesbrough North Yorkshire offices.

The Role

• To provide high quality legal advice, assistance and advocacy for clients of the
firm and contribute to maintaining high standards of client care.

Key Tasks

• Taking client instructions and providing legal advice and assistance.
• Managing a caseload of client matters in accordance with Quality Procedures Manual,
• SRA Code, LAA Contract and SQM requirements.
• Undertaking advocacy at Court.
• Dealing with existing and new client enquiries.
• Undertaking legal research and maintaining legal knowledge through training in accordance with professional training requirements.
• Casework and File Management responsibilities as defined in the Quality Manual.
• Financial management and compliance with SRA Accounts Rules via Finance Manual.
• Assisting with networking, marketing and departmental development.
• Contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment.
• Contribute to maintaining and improving office procedures.
• Ensuring compliance with the firm's Equality and Diversity Policy.
• Obtaining then maintaining compliant Duty Solicitor status.
• Attending out of hours Police Station call outs and Saturday/Bank Holiday Courts as required.
• Any other duties which from time to time are required by the firm.

Skills

• Strong interpersonal skills
• Capable advocate
• Strong written communicator
• Good negotiator
• Good time management,
• organisational and compliance skills

Knowledge

• Understanding of Criminal Law documentation, processes and compliance.

Experience

• Criminal Solicitor with 1 years PQE
• Police Station Accredited

Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear Legal Recruitment Limited.

Please Note: Due to the number of applications we receive we may be unable to respond to every application directly. If you have not heard from us within 3 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful
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