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Criminal Defence Fee Earner

Taunton / Bridgwater / Yeovil Office (Full Time)

We are currently seeking a Solicitor or Legal Executive to work within our Criminal Department on a permanent full time basis including some out of hours work with a competitive salary.

The Role:

Our criminal defence team is one of the largest in the local area representing and defending clients in a broad range of criminal matters.

You will be required to manage a busy and existing caseload of private client and legal aid files and also attend clients at magistrate courts and police stations in the Yeovil, Taunton and Bridgwater area. Therefore it is essential that you are eligible to join the Court and Police Station Duty Rota Scheme. The role can be based out of either our Taunton / Bridgwater / Yeovil offices.

Working within a supportive team there are genuine opportunities for career development and progression for the right person.

About You:

This is a busy role requiring a proactive individual who will demonstrate a positive approach to work whilst maintaining a resilience and focus under pressure. Your expert legal knowledge, experience and insight will enable you to advise with confidence and authority. Together with robust advocacy and client facing skills you will be able to demonstrate an exceptional level of personal service.

About us:

Pardoes is a dynamic and forward-thinking South West law firm. We pride ourselves on delivering expert legal advice with empathy and care helping people in our community protect their interests now and in the future.

If you are interested in the role and would like to discuss it further please contact HR.

To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter to HR@pardoes.co.uk

Please note the role requires successful applicants to be a vehicle owner and hold a full driving licence.

Closing date for Applications – 31 October 2019