CRIMINAL DEFENCE SOLICITOR– MOTORING LAW

Hadi Law Solicitors

Posted 3 months ago

Responsibilities

  • Responsibility of handling your own technically complex caseload defending motoring offences arising from the use of drink and drugs;
  • Reviewing evidence and appropriately advising the client;
  • Advising clients on all aspects including guilty and not guilty pleas, technical and procedural issues, evidence, costs and potential penalties;
  • Taking detailed witness and mitigation statements from the client and any relevant witnesses;
  • Instructing the right experts to assist your client’s case;
  • Instructing and liaising with Counsel, both at preliminary hearings and on the day of trial / sentencing hearing;
  • Taking and converting new enquiry calls and being able to properly advise on sentence, strategy and prices; and
  • Taking part in the out of hours rota for new enquiry calls (on a shared basis), currently between 5PM and 7PM weeknights.

Essential Requirements:

  • Qualified Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive;
  • Law Degree (2:2 or higher), CiLEX or equivalent;
  • Strong experience in motoring law, primarily in defending offences involving drink and drugs;
  • Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System;
  • Team Player; and
  • Strong IT skills

Please email your CV & cover letter to careers@hadilaw.com

Job Features

Hours35
SalaryNegotiable

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