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Criminal Defence Solicitor

BCL Legal
Newcastle Emlyn, Wales, United Kingdom
Full time
£40,000 - £50,000
27 days ago


This esteemed and well known high street law firm seeks an experienced Criminal Defence Solicitor to enhance their dynamic team, offering a role that promises a blend of challenge and reward in equal measure.

The firm prides itself on its unwavering commitment to justice and its sterling reputation for delivering exceptional legal representation. As a valued member of this team, the successful candidate will enjoy the benefits of a supportive work environment, opportunities for professional growth, and the satisfaction of contributing to a practice known for its excellence and integrity.

This role is tailored for a solicitor with a minimum of 2 years post-qualification experience, who possesses a robust understanding of criminal law and demonstrates a passion for advocacy. The individual will be responsible for providing sound advice to clients, meticulously reviewing documentation relating to offences, and conducting comprehensive research to plan and investigate matters thoroughly.

The position entails frequent visits to police stations and prisons, requiring a collaborative spirit to work alongside other legal professionals in drafting documents that formulate accurate and compelling defences. The ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with clients from diverse backgrounds is paramount.

Candidates will have the chance to showcase their skills by representing clients across the spectrum of the criminal justice system, including appearances at police stations, county courts, and magistrates' courts. This role demands a strategic thinker with a keen eye for detail and the capacity to construct persuasive arguments under pressure.

In return for your expertise, the firm offers a competitive remuneration package, a collegial workplace, and a commitment to work-life balance. This is more than a role; it is a chance to make a significant impact in the lives of individuals and uphold the rule of law.

For more information on this Criminal Defence Solicitor position in Newcastle, please contact Rozie Hunter at BCL Legal.

BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.


BCL Legal

company Size
11-50 Employees

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