Criminal Solicitor

Job Type:
Job Sector:
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Negotiable DOE
Recruiterlink Limited
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Our Client is a full service law firm in Suffolk with 15 partners and a staff of approximately 120.

They have a well established presence throughout the County acting for private individuals, families in business and organisations.

Our Client is an award winning firm and in 2018 with highly commendments by the Law Society Excellence Awards for innovation as well as being 'One to watch' in the Best Employer Awards in the region.

The candidate

As part of our programme of expansion, they wish to recruit a Solicitor with at least 2 years PQE to join the Crime team.

The role requires :

* Competence in handling Criminal matters - including advocacy.
* The ability to build and manage a caseload, work under pressure to tight deadlines and be very self-motivated.
* Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
* The ability to work as part of a team and deliver excellent client care.
* Excellent communications skills.
* Full driving licence preferred

The successful candidate will have a strong academic background and will have gained Criminal Law experience within well-respected firms.

They will be willing to play an active role in the team's business development activities and will have a demonstrable drive to contribute to the Crime team's ongoing success.

The role

* To support the two partners engaged in the conduct of exclusively privately instructed criminal and regulatory matters for individuals and businesses
* To impress clients (and their families) from the first meeting
* To attend interviews with police and other enforcement agencies (generally by appointment)
* To occasionally work out of hours (generally by prior arrangement)
* To conduct advocacy in the Magistrates Court
* To embrace the firm's "cradle to grave" philosophy of case management
* To instruct counsel where appropriate
* To put client care at the top of the list of priorities
* To meet a demanding, but fair, fee target

Salary and Benefits

* A friendly, supportive working environment
* Competitive salary
* Flexible working
* Generous benefits package including:

* 30 days holiday
* Pension contributions of up to 7%
* Life Assurance of 4 x salary
* Income protection
* Private health insurance
* Profit share scheme

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Contact Details:
Recruiterlink Limited
Tel: 01234
Contact: Darren Hoile

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