Criminal Defence Solicitor (1111)

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Cathedral Appointments has a fantastic opportunity for a Criminal Defence Solicitor to join our client's office in Taunton. The successful candidate will be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive and will be looking to work on a full-time, permanent basis. There may be a requirement to also take on some out of hours work.

On offer to the successful candidate is a competitive salary, a supportive working environment, and ample opportunities for progression.

What will you be doing as a Criminal Defence Solicitor?

  • Representing and defending clients across a broad range of criminal matters.
  • Managing a busy caseload of pre-existing private client and legal aid files.
  • Attending clients at magistrate courts and police stations.

Skills/Qualifications of a Criminal Defence Solicitor:

  • Fully qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive.
  • Eligibility for the Court and Police Station Duty Rota Scheme (essential).
  • Expert legal knowledge and insight.
  • A highly motivated, organised individual with a strong work ethic and a positive approach to work.
  • An ability to thrive under pressure and to meet deadlines with ease.
  • Impeccable advocacy skills.
  • Excellent client facing skills.

The Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Ample opportunities for progression 

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Recruitment Consultant: Sophia Damshenas

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