Duty Solicitor - East Sussex
A firm with several offices across the London and the South Coast are looking to recruit in to their well-established criminal defence team.
The firm are Lexcel accredited and handle a broad range of crime cases from general and serious matters such as motoring offences, assault and murder; through to corporate crime cases such as fraud and money laundering.
Due to the teams ongoing development, the firm are looking for two new Duty Solicitors to join and help bolster the team at their main offices in East Sussex.
Your responsibilities as a Duty Solicitor will involve:
- Management of a busy caseload with a strong focus on advocacy work - Attending police stations and Magistrates' Courts
- Duty rota work
- Preparing cases for trial
This will be a role that will involve spending a lot of time out of the office representing clients. The firm are flexible in terms of PQE as long as you hold the duty accreditation. Additional experience such as those with the Higher Rights accreditation would be viewed highly.
This is a highly attractive opportunity for an ambitious Duty Solicitor keen to work on a busy caseload and seeking progression in a recognised criminal defence specialist. If you are a senior lawyer, you will also have the chance to develop a team around you as you progress. Knowledge of local courts would be beneficial but is not a pre-requisite for the role.
To be considered for this East Sussex based role please apply now as the firm are in a position to recruit straight away.
For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Tom Stafford at G2 Legal on 0207 649 9298 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.