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Are you a Duty Qualified Criminal Solicitor in Staffordshire looking to join one of the region's leading Criminal law firms? This is an outstanding opportunity to join a successful High Street Criminal Defence Team.

This role will see you working with a Senior Partner who is highly regarded in a supportive environment, with plenty of opportunities for progression. 
 
In this Criminal Duty Solicitor vacancy, you will be handling a full range of Criminal Defence cases both Private and Legal Aid clients. You will be part of the Duty Rota Scheme and therefore attend Police Stations and Magistrates Courts. You will be handling complex and sensitive cases ranging from bail applications, serious fraud, white collar crime, murder, drug crime and theft. 
 
To be considered for this role, you will need to have ideally 1-5 years PQE within a similar Criminal setting. You must also hold Duty and Police Station Accreditations.  As a Criminal Duty Solicitor it is essential that you have excellent communication skills, both written and oral. 

Consideration will be given to admitted practicing Solicitors seeking to undertake the Duty Qualification.  Higher Rights would also be advantageous and opportunities may be offered to undertake this qualification for a suitable candidate.  

We offer flexible working and would consider job share roles within the department.  We have positions available for either a Full Time Duty Solicitor or Two Part-time roles for two candidates on a job share basis.
 
In return, you can expect a competitive salary depending on experience together with opportunity for progression.

  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Contact: Stewart Ellis (Practice Manager) sellis@burrell-jenkins.co.uk
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