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Duty Solicitor

  • Job reference: HN0311DSAB
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
Job description: Role: Senior Duty Solicitor - Criminal
Location: Manchester
Salary: £33,000 - £40,000

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Duty Solicitor to join a well-known law firm in Manchester. They are located just south of Manchester city centre and require a Duty Solicitor who specialises in Crime. They work around the Greater Manchester area with local police stations and have a large variety of criminal work coming into the department.
Ideally the successful candidate will be at Supervisor level and have the ability to oversee 4 other caseworkers, however lower level candidates will also be considered to take on a normal Duty Solicitor post. The firm are prepared to send suitable, ambitious candidates on course to achieve supervisor status.
The role itself will involve the standard contracted work which is a minimum of 14 hours a week. You will also be expected to supervise other members of the team which can include file reviews and senior management meetings.

Experience Required;
*A minimum of 4 years as a Criminal Duty Solicitor
*Ability to run your own caseload to a high standard
*Ability to build good working relationships with members of the team and clients

Other information;

*Negotiable start and finish times to suit work/life balance
*Salary £33,000 - £40,000 DOE
*Interviews available immediately
*Part time or Full time available

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Harry Northrop on 01772 208969 or email

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