Criminal Duty Solicitor Leeds, West Yorkshire

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Criminal Duty Solicitor

£30000 – £40000/annum

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In West Yorkshire

 

My client is searching for a Criminal Duty Solicitor to join their offices in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

The Role

To provide high quality legal advice, assistance and advocacy for clients of the firm and contribute to maintaining high standards of client care.

Key Tasks

• Taking client instructions and providing legal advice and assistance.
• Managing a caseload of client matters in accordance with Quality Procedures Manual,
• SRA Code, LAA Contract and SQM requirements.
• Undertaking advocacy at Court.
• Dealing with existing and new client enquiries.
• Undertaking legal research and maintaining legal knowledge through training in accordance with professional training requirements.
• Casework and File Management responsibilities as defined in the Quality Manual.
• Financial management and compliance with SRA Accounts Rules via Finance Manual.
• Contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment.
• Contribute to maintaining and improving office procedures.
• Ensuring compliance with the firm’s Equality and Diversity Policy.
• Maintaining compliant Duty Solicitor status.
• Attending out of hours Police Station call outs and Saturday/Bank Holiday Courts as required.
• Any other duties which from time to time are required by the firm.

Skills

• Strong interpersonal skills
• Capable advocate
• Strong written communicator
• Good negotiator
• Good time management,
• organisational and compliance skills

Knowledge

• Understanding of Criminal Law documentation, processes and compliance.

Experience

• Criminal Solicitor with 1 years PQE
• Police Station Accredited

Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear Legal Recruitment Limited.

Please Note: Due to the number of applications we receive we may be unable to respond to every application directly. If you have not heard from us within 3 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful

2023-01-09 08:40:21

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