• Permanent
  • Sheffield
  • 20000

.Criminal Department – Graduate
£20,000 – £23,000
Full Time, Permanent 

Who we are:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at www.craconsultants.com.

About the business:

CRA Legal are recruiting for a well-known local law firm with offices across South Yorkshire. The firm are a friendly, respected organisation who have seen a period of growth across their business. They are looking to take on a graduate into their criminal defence department. This role is ideal for a graduate who has a passion to for a career for Crime in Law.

The firm will support this role by providing funding for the Solicitors Qualifying Examinations (SQE) route to qualification, through constant mentoring and support from the Crime team and wider business.

If successful, you will perform the following role as a Criminal Department Trainee:

You will be working alongside other experienced solicitors, primarily working in the Sheffield local courts and police stations.  They also have an office and LAA contract for criminal work in Barnsley.  You may be required to work with the team in Barnsley from time to time.

We are looking for an adaptable, friendly, and down to earth individual who can manage clients and provide impeccable client service.

You should be organised, able to use your own initiative and be a strong team player.

The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:

  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Additional annual leave during XMAS office closure
  • 1 Additional leave day following each bank holidays over Easter, May and August
  • Flexible working upon request
  • Hybrid working upon request
  • Limited free parking available
  • Pension scheme
  • Westfield health scheme

To apply, you will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • Have a relevant degree
  • Have a passion for the Criminal Law
  • Have the desire to make a difference by delivering great outcomes for clients and for Best Solicitors

How to apply:

If this vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Alastair Pickford who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion or email me on [email protected]

Are you wanting to review additional career opportunities? Visit our jobs page at www.craconsultants.com/jobs

Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.

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