Criminal Duty Solicitor

Churchers  have a large criminal law practice and seek to recruit a solicitor to be based on the Isle of Wight.

The ideal candidate will be able to work with little supervision, be a qualified duty solicitor holding the CLAS qualification, be experienced in delivering good quality advice, excellent communications and have excellent client care skills.

We seek a committed candidate who is self-motivated and able to work under pressure. They will naturally be familiar with IT and case management systems and have good computer literacy skills.  The successful candidate will be required to work out of hours and must have their own transport.  

Skills Required;

  • Must hold the CLAS ( Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme) qualification
  • Be able to handle a busy caseload under limited supervision
  • Good IT Skills
  • Able to work under pressure whilst ensuring excellent standards of client care are maintained
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Confident approach dealing with clients and other external bodies.
  • Highly focused, organised and efficient


Benefits include;

  • Contributory Pension
  • Attractive salary commensurate with experience
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Discounted Legal Services after one year of service
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing by 1 day per year after 5 years service, not exceeding 30 days
  • Free sight tests
  • Annual staff functions
  • Team building financial contribution
  • Client referral gift
  • Length of service acknowledgement

If you feel you fit this description and would like to join an award winning firm, then please follow the instructions under 'Apply for Vacancy'.

The closing date for applications is 1st February 2020.


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  • Attractive Salary
  • Contributory Pension
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays


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If you would like to apply for this position, please send your cv and covering letter by the 1st February 2020 to;

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