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Duty Lawyer

Service Care Legal are currently working alongside a reputable law firm, based in South Manchester, which is in need of an experienced Duty Lawyer to join their team.

The successful candidate will be working in a supportive and forward thinking team with excellent career prospects.

ROLE: Duty Lawyer

LOCATION: South Manchester

SALARY: £30,000 - £40,000 (flexible depending upon experience)

The Role:

  • The position will report to the head of the Magistrate's team and will require you to service your own Duty slots

  • You will be responsible for maintaining client relations, taking instructions and acting upon them

  • You will be required to prepare cases for Trial, conduct Advocacy, brief council and handle any other administrative duties required for the successful running of the team

The Person:

  • A qualified Solicitor, Lawyer or Legal Executive with experience in Criminal Defence law

  • Ideally someone who has had a Duty Lawyer role previously

  • Someone with excellent administrative a client relation skills

If this sounds like an opportunity that is right for you or someone you know, then don't hesitate to get in touch with Hugh Barnes via email,, or via phone at 01772208969 .

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.