Criminal Solicitor

Job Title: Criminal Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
REF: 2595
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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An ambitious, full-service firm with offices across the North West are looking for a criminal solicitor to join its growing criminal team. The firm is open to considering solicitors at all levels.  

Working within a supportive team of criminal lawyers, you will take on an exciting caseload of criminal work. You will have the option to split your time between the office and home, allowing you to foster a healthy work/life balance. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Criminal Solicitor looking to take on a new challenge.

Criminal Solicitor – Manchester 

The company & role 

  • A full-service firm with offices across the North West  

  • The firm is well–established and respected in the local community 

  • In this role you will be a frontline criminal advocate to service the local Magistrates courts, managing a mixed caseload of criminal law work 

  • You may have the opportunity to assist the senior members of the team with regulatory prosecution work 

  • The role will involve travelling to other offices however the firm pays £100 per out-of-hours police station call out which is by far the most generous in the North West. 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Altrincham, Wilmslow, Macclesfield 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Hybrid working (3 days per week home working) 

  • Genuine career progression prospects 

  • Competitive salary  

  • Generous Annual Leave  

  • £100 per out-of-hours police station call out

The ideal candidate 

  • A Criminal Solicitor (all levels considered) 

  • May be duty-accredited 

  • May be a legal aid supervisor 

  • Will have good academics and excellent written and oral communication skills 

  • Will be committed to delivering an excellent standard of client care  

  • Will be used to working within a team environment 

How to apply for this Criminal Solicitor role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.  

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Roselynne Zekia at Realm Recruit. 

Roselyne is a Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of Crime, Immigration and Legal Support professionals. Working with departments across the North West and beyond, she recruits for private client roles at all levels, from paralegal to partner. If you’re a crime Solicitor or immigration Lawyer looking to make a move, Roselyne can help you find the right role. 

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