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Higher Court Advocate - Liverpool
Additional Resources Limited
3rd April 2018
Job DescriptionHigher Court Advocate - Liverpool
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Key words: Higher Court Advocate, Court Advocate, Magistrates Court, Crown Court, Court of Appeal, Police Station accredited, Duty Solicitor Scheme, Merseyside
Have you got 4-5 years PQE experience?
Our client a well-established independent law firm based in Liverpool looking to appoint a Higher Court Advocate with duty solicitor experience.
The purpose of the role will be to provide support to detainees from police stations all the way through to the Magistrates Court, the Crown Court and also to the Court of Appeal.
The successful candidate will have to have full working knowledge of the criminal justice system and have appeared in both the Magistrates Court and the Crown Court.
You will be expected to demonstrate abilities by reference to cases undertaken and also ability with the administration of legally aided criminal files. You will not be expected to work alone but as part of a team, but you will be able to demonstrate a high quality of advocacy and appropriate preparation.
Essential Requirements - Key Skills
* Qualified Duty Solicitor
* Police station accredited or in the course of being accredited.
* Member of the Duty Solicitor Scheme with the ability to join the Merseyside (Liverpool) Duty Solicitor Scheme.
* Demonstrable experienced in advocacy in both the Magistrates Court and the Crown Court.
The ideal candidate will be based in the North West or happy to commute into Liverpool and travel to regional county courts as required.
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