Criminal Solicitor

Employer
eNL
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
10 Feb 2021

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Sector/Practice Area
Crime, Fraud, General Crime
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
PQE
Newly Qualified, 1-3 years, 4-6 years, 7+ years
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Job Details

Criminal Solicitor, 3+ PQE, Warwickshire, £Excellent plus extensive benefits. The successful solicitor will manage their own criminal caseload and assist the Head of Department in more complex matters. You will need excellent management, communication and organisational skills, proficiency in IT and have a polite and patient manner. The firm are also willing to hear from NQ Criminal Solicitors. To apply or to register your interest, please call Grace on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref:2861

THE ROLE:
Undertake fee earning work for clients in the field of criminal law and to deal with all aspects of criminal work and represent clients both in court and at the police station. To be responsible for the direct supervision of her secretary. To work in accordance with the office manual and promote the firm in all areas at all times. To act at all times in an appropriate way as a member of the legal profession and to comply with all professional requirements as set by the Law Society. Act as an advocate in court on a wide variety of cases, prepare cases for Crown Court and to represent clients at police stations, to act as a Duty Solicitor and work outside office hours as necessary.

EXPERIENCE:
Must have 3 years PQE experience as a qualified Duty Criminal Solicitor. The ability to manage a full working case load and to motivate and supervise others. Flexibility to travel and work from any of the firms offices and attend Courts at different locations. To promote the increase of the work inflow for self and others through reputation and personal contacts. Sound knowledge of criminal law and to undertake appropriate continuing education to update and retain that knowledge. Higher Rights of Audience would be desirable.

SALARY & BENEFITS:
Competitive Salary with annual reviews, 25 days holiday plus 8 days Bank Holidays, pension scheme, discounted legal fees (on completion of probation period), BUPA healthcare scheme (on completion of probation period) long service awards, career development and performance reviews, technical and personal skills training, community and fundraising events and full induction programme.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Grace at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or grace.oliver@enllegal.co.uk or contact us via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/237102

In addition, if you know any Solicitors that may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

Company

eNL 
eNL’s team manage the recruitment of legal staff across a variety of sectors. With a strong presence within the private practice market, we also boast specific expertise in relation to public sector and in-house appointments. Our sector specialist consultants provide first rate market knowledge within their geographical location and individual markets.

Gemma Jones – Director

Gemma offers a wealth of experience in recruitment across the professional sectors. Before joining eNL, she worked in executive search for senior sales and marketing professionals. She joined eNL in 2006 as a Senior Consultant and got to grips with the legal sector very quickly. Gemma specialises in placing permanent, qualified legal professionals across the London and South East region. She has developed solid relationships with key firms in the City and leading, regional practices. Her remit includes individuals from newly qualified up to Partner level. Heading up the London & South East division at eNL, Gemma offers a personal service that has been commended by candidates and clients alike.

Rebecca Barry – Operations Director
Rebecca has worked with eNL for over 6 years and as well as contributing to the overall running of the business, also places candidates across the London & South East region. Rebecca is a skilled and professional recruiter offering an in-depth knowledge of the legal market, having worked in this sector for over 10 years. She has developed key relationships with some of the top firms in the City and nationally and has built her reputation upon successful career moves and expert advice. A keen networker, Rebecca is a prominent figure in the London & South East division.

Rachel Barnett - Consultant
Rachel is a consultant specialising in qualified recruitment on a permanent basis across London and the South East. She has been working in the legal recruitment marketplace since 2008, having joined eNL from a strong customer service and sales background. Initially Rachel provided comprehensive support to Senior Consultants, Managers and other Team Co-ordinators. She then spent 2 years as a consultant within the locum division, responsible for the recruitment of temporary Solicitors and Legal Executives and also the Paralegal/Legal Secretary division. An accomplished recruiter, Rachel is focused to deliver honest and commercially focused advice.

Pasquale Agatiello – Senior Consultant (In-house)
Pasquale is a specialist recruitment professional with over 12 years experience working for some of the most reputable global recruitment organisations in the world. Specialising in in-house legal recruitment he has developed influential client relationships with key organisations across the IT, telecommunications, energy, FMCG and financial services sectors. He has developed an extensive network of active and passive candidates from around the EMEA region, thus ensuring clients and candidates work with an expert who really understands their business and is ideally placed to meet their strategic hiring requirements. Recruiting at all levels up to General Counsel, Pasquale is experienced in retained, search and contingency based recruitment campaigns.

Kaye Thumpston – Divisional Manager
Kaye Thumpston is Divisional Manager within eNL’s  locum division and has responsibility for the temporary legal recruitment team nationally. She has been involved in legal recruitment since 2006  and  is well placed to offer sound career advice. Educated to postgraduate level, including a first class honours degree and a distinction in her postgraduate legal qualification, Kaye has a thorough  understanding of what  clients require and has built up a strong network of contacts throughout the UK. Her practical and honest advice has resulted in a successful commercial reputation respected by both candidates and  clients.

Felicity Simpson – Consultant

Following 4 years within the hospitality and sales sector, Felicity joined eNL in November 2016, after identifying legal  recruitment as an industry that interested her and  where she felt she could develop as an individual. Her aim is to add real value to her clients businesses and the careers of legal professionals.

  • Felicity is determined to become an expert in both recruitment and the legal industry, in order to provide her clients and candidates with strong market information and guidance.
  • As a  member of  eNLs London & South East Locum Team she will be recruiting for fixed term contract positions, holiday cover and interim support roles across the region.
  • A hardworking individual with a passion for customer service, Felicity strives  to deliver the best possible solution.
  • Excellent communicator, with an enviable work ethic, enhanced by a genuine down to earth approach and an infectious sense of humour.
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