We’re Hiring: 1 Solicitor & 2 Trainee Solicitor Vacancies in Merseyside
DPP Law in Merseyside is hiring! We have the following vacancies available:
1 Solicitor – Merseyside
The successful candidate must have a desire to provide privately funded and legally aided Criminal Defence advice, assistance and representation.
We welcome applicants who have Duty Solicitor status and Higher Rights of Audience, but if those qualifications are not met, we will support the successful candidate to become a Duty Solicitor as soon as possible and achieve Higher Rights of Audience. The successful candidate will take their place on the firms out of hours rota to provide emergency advice.
2 Trainee Solicitors – Merseyside
The successful candidates must have a desire to provide privately funded and legally aided Criminal Defence advice, assistance and representation. There will also be an opportunity to gain experience in Children Act family matters and Actions Against the Police.
We welcome applicants who have completed the Legal Practice Course, or are close to completing the Legal Practice Course, and will be able to commence employment as soon as possible.
It would be preferable for applicants to already hold the Police Station Accreditation qualification. Experience to count against the two-year training period would also be helpful, as would experience of a Crown Court caseload.
If the successful candidates do not hold the accreditation, then they will immediately be assisted to secure this to begin to advise suspects in police interview. The successful candidates will take their place on the firms out of hours rota to provide emergency advice.
We will consider applications from existing trainee solicitors who are looking to transfer their training contract to DPP Law.
We aim to retain trainees beyond the end of their training contract and support them to become Duty Solicitors and develop potential as Higher Court Advocates.
We welcome applications from all sectors of the community and will consider full-time and part-time roles.
We provide a competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications, an employer’s contributory pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, and a funded personal development plan.
Whilst the positions will be based in our Bootle office the roles will include visiting clients in Prison, Police Stations and Courts in Merseyside and further afield.
Our aim is for our colleagues to obtain their full potential in a positive and encouraging workplace so they can contribute to the long-term success of the firm as they develop their careers.
These vacancies will be listed until 12th May 2022, but applications will be considered as they are submitted and the vacancies may be filled before that date.
Application: Please submit CV’s and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
Start Date: As soon as possible.