Trainee Solicitor – Criminal Defence Solicitors

Criminal Defence Solicitors
Job Type


Vacancy type: Trainee Solicitor positions offered. Successful applicants will be required to complete a 3 month probationary period as a Paralegal, which when successfully completed, will automatically lead to a Training Contract.

Salary:  Negotiable

Vacancy start date: September 2018

Legal practice areas: Crime, Extradition, Confiscation

Vacancies: 1-2

Vacancy description: Successful candidates will undertake case preparation working on criminal law files, as well as dealing with Extradition and Confiscation cases.

Key responsibilities include:

  • file and office administration;
  • securing legal aid funding;
  • keeping clients fully updated with case progress;
  • perusal of case papers;
  • attending client conferences/prison visits;
  • taking clients’ instructions; and
  • ensuring that all steps necessary for the proper preparation of cases are taken.

We will aim to offer you:

  • an encouraging and positive experience in a professional and friendly environment;
  • The necessary experience to qualify as a Solicitor and the possibility of being retained by the firm beyond the end of the Training Contract

Selection criteria

Law LLB or equivalent

Police Station Accreditation (desirable)

Previous experience of working for a Criminal Law firm (desirable)

Extradition law experience (desirable)

Application details

Contact: by email application only to Mr Noor Lodhi at [email protected]

Address: 11-15 St Mary at Hill London EC3R 8EE

Organisation URL:

Method of application: CV and covering letter by email

Application e-mail: [email protected]

Application opening date: 24th August 2018

Interviews to take place in September 2018 

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