We're Hiring - Criminal Solicitor Required

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23 October 2022

We're Hiring - Criminal Solicitor Required

We have an excellent opportunity at our highly respected West Yorkshire Law Firm for a Criminal Duty Solicitor to join our experienced team.


We are looking for someone with a minimum of 1 year qualified experience to join on a full-time basis. There is potential for the role to be based at either our Leeds or Wakefield offices, with the opportunity for flexible working on agreement.


This role calls for an individual who is keen to develop their criminal law career as part of a skilled and dedicated team. Our high-calibre criminal team represent clients at each stage of their case from the police station to the Crown Court and Court of Appeal. The team also includes Higher Court Advocates who regularly appear before the Crown Court for clients charged with the most serious of offences. 


The ideal candidate will be keen a strong communicator, with the ability to defend their client’s case with energy and commitment. You’ll also have the ability to perform under pressure and provide a high quality of service throughout the case.


We offer a very competitive package alongside good career development opportunities and a working environment that values and cares for its team members. We have held the Law Society’s LEXCEL accreditation for a number of years and strive to make the client and team experience the best that it can be.


Please send your CV and covering letter by email to paulrollinson@jwpsolicitors.co.uk


John Wilkinson