Senior Criminal Defence Solicitor

Job Description

Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum

Senior Criminal Solicitor, 5+ PQE, Manchester / Salary up to £50,000 DOE. This thriving firm in the North West are actively seeking the addition of a Senior Criminal Solicitor to manage their own complex caseload. To apply or to register your interest, please call Lauren on 0161 850 0745 and quote job ref: 6480

JOB: Senior Criminal Solicitor
LOCATION: Manchester
SALARY: Up to £50,000 (£DOE)

The successful Senior Criminal Solicitor will undertake fee earning work on behalf of clients in the field of criminal law and represent them both in court and at the police station. To work in accordance with the office manual and always promote the firm in all areas. The appointed Senior Criminal Solicitor will act as an advocate in court on a wide variety of cases, mainly motoring defence cases as the firm specialise in this area. You will prepare cases for Crown Court and represent clients at police stations. The firm use the case management system Proclaim, so prior experience of this is desirable.

Applications are welcomed from qualified Solicitors that have at least 5 years PQE and are either looking to take a step up in the career ladder with supervision responsibilities, or a current Senior Solicitor looking for a progressive and forward-thinking firm. The appointed Senior Solicitor will have a sound knowledge of Criminal law and be able to undertake appropriate continuing of education to update and retain that knowledge. Higher Rights of Audience would be desirable, and it is essential that you have experience of motoring defence cases. You will need excellent management, communication and organisational skills, proficiency in IT and have a polite and patient manner.

Competitive salary, 21 days+ Bank holidays and flexible working patterns, including remote working.

If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Lauren at eNL on 0161 850 0745 or [email protected] or contact us via LinkedIn

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 to register your interest.

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).

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