Job: Criminal Duty Solicitor – Manchester – Quality Work / Lots of Flexibility
This Manchester based boutique Criminal Solicitors firm are seeking a Senior Solicitor to add to their busy department. Ideally you will have gained at least 2 Years' PQE and have an active Duty rota slot.
The role is a mixed general Crime role dealing with matters at the Police Station and Magistrates Court, Crown Court, from straight forward summary only matters to grave, indictable only offences. Having Higher Rights of Audience would be a welcome bonus, with the ability to deal with some Crown Court work. There is also scope to deal with some complex & VHCC matters with some high profile and extremely technical matters.
The firm is fully committed to Legal Aid work and has taken a robust stance in the market since the cuts to the Legal Aid budget and have continued to grow both offices in Manchester and Cheshire.
Culture wise, the firm is very close-knit and has a family feel. The lawyers here genuinely have a passion for representing those most vulnerable in society and are proud to continue in the face of cuts to the CJS. There is also scope to progress within the firm and grow a department & your career.
Salary will be based on experience and will ideally fall within the £40,000 - £50,000 bracket with a fantastic benefits package including laptop & mobile, opportunity to work from home and flexible working.
For more information on this role please contact Nick Skelly at QED Legal for further details.