Criminal Duty Solicitor

Winsford – £35,000 - £55,000

Position: Criminal Solicitor (NQ – 5 PQE+)

Job Description: 

Douglas Scott are currently seeking a dynamic and driven Criminal Solicitor to join an esteemed team in Cheshire. The ideal candidate should be Police Station accredited and eager to progress towards their duty status. As a Criminal Solicitor at this firm, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging and rewarding cases while contributing to the success and growth of our organisation.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide comprehensive legal advice and representation in criminal law cases.
  • Manage a diverse caseload with diligence and attention to detail.
  • Conduct legal research and stay updated on relevant legal developments.
  • Collaborate effectively with clients, colleagues, and external stakeholders.
  • Represent clients at police stations and potentially in court as needed.
  • Work towards achieving duty status and demonstrate a commitment to professional growth.
Qualifications:
  • Qualified Solicitor with NQ – 5 PQE experience in criminal law.
  • Police Station accredited with a strong understanding of legal procedures.
  • Proven track record of handling a diverse range of criminal cases effectively.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to build strong client relationships.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and growth within the field of criminal law.
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary package based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Access to resources and technology necessary for effective legal practice.

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Ryan McNamara

Head of North West & Yorkshire
0161 233 6360

ryan.mcnamara@douglas-scott.co.uk

Ryan joined Douglas Scott in 2018 having previously worked as a Sales Operations Manager. He specialises in Private Practice recruitment in the North West and recruits from Legal Assistant level up to Partnership level, and works with a range of small regional practices, boutique firms and larger national and international practices. Ryan works with well-established departments as well as with firms which are keen to diversify into new areas of law.

"Ryan was obviously very knowledgeable about the role I was looking for and secured an interview within 24 hours. He was helpful and keen I felt I was in good hands."

Solicitor | Wigan


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Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Criminal Law - General
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £35,000 - £55,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Winsford
  • Reference: J76114-2