TALENTWISE SOLUTIONS

THE WISE CHOICE FOR LEGAL AND BUSINESS SUPPORT RECRUITMENT
THROUGHOUT COVENTRY & WARWICKSHIRE AND THE MIDLANDS

Solicitor, Criminal Law (NQ to 3 Years’ PQE)

Criminal Law Solicitor – Part Time or Full Time

NQ to 3 years’ PQE

Nuneaton / Coventry

Salary up to £34k plus out of hours allowance

We are working closely with a well-established, multi-office, regional law firm who have a newly created opportunity for a Duty Criminal Solicitor, NQ to three years’ PQE.  

The position will be based in Nuneaton and Coventry and will involve travel to other offices throughout Warwickshire. 

The role will involve

  • Managing your own caseload of Criminal matters
  • Representing clients in court and at the police station
  • Supervising a Secretary
  • Carrying out own advocacy work in court on a wide variety of cases
  • Preparing cases for Crown Court
  • Representing clients at police stations
  • Acting as a Duty Solicitor
  • Working outside office hours as necessary

Suitable Candidates will have:

  • Previous experience as a Criminal Duty Solicitor 
  • Police Station Accreditation
  • Flexibility to attend Courts at different locations
  • Sound knowledge of Criminal Law
  • A willingness to undertake continued professional development 
  • Knowledge of the professional requirements set by the Law Society for running a private practice
  • Higher Rights of Audience (desirable) 

This is a permanent position, offered on either a full time or part time basis, and is offered with a range of benefits including:

  • Regular salary reviews
  • Competitive out of hours payments 
  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discounted legal fees 
  • Private healthcare
  • Ongoing career development and regular performance reviews
  • Technical and personal skills training
  • Community and fundraising events
  • Full induction training

When applying, please state what hours you are looking to work.   Thank you. 

Note: Salary is given as a guideline in line with market rate and will be wholly dependant on experience