Criminal Defence Solicitor.
If you are a Criminal Defence Solicitor in the Newcastle Upon Tyne area interested in joining an award-winning North East firm, then this may be the role for you.
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a Newcastle based team that has won multiple awards but still managed to maintain its local feel. You will be joining a well-established Legal Aid Practice operating from multiple sites in the North East. You will also be joining a firm that has a strong ethical background and offers outstanding quality of service, regardless of finances.
You will need to advise clients in various criminal aspects, including advocacy, briefing Counsel, and instructing agents. You will also be expected to allocate time to attract new clients, especially as you will receive time-saving support from secretaries and paralegals. You will also be expected to manage the existing caseload of clients. As a Criminal Defendant Solicitor, you will also be included in the 24 hours out of office rota.
Clear and effective communication skills are essential for this Criminal Solicitor position, as is your resilience and ability to advise clients effectively under pressure, either on your own or as part of a wider team. Prior experience in legal aid, Police Station, and Court Duty Accreditation are all desirable. However, you must be a qualified solicitor with at least 2 years' PQE.
In return, you can expect a highly competitive salary and career progression path. Please call Sam Addleman for more information on this vacancy in Newcastle, or hit the apply now button today. 0113 254 9296.
For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Sam Addleman at G2 Legal on 0113 254 9296 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.