Criminal Solicitor, 1+ PQE, Sunderland – An excellent opportunity for a criminal solicitor in a Lexcel accredited firm. Call us now on 0113 320 0575.

JOB TITLE:                    Criminal Solicitor

PQE REQUIRED:         1+ year

LOCATION:                  Sunderland

SALARY:                       Competitive, commensurate on experience



As a criminal solicitor you will be joining a highly regarded, Lexcel accredited team who deal with the full spectrum of criminal law work. The team are legal aid approved and are specialists in complex and serious criminal defence cases, with access to the latest technology and legal resources. They work closely with clients from the point of arrest right the way through to hearings in magistrates and crown courts. As a criminal solicitor you will have full autonomy over your own caseload and will be responsible for conducting your own advocacy.



We are looking for experienced criminal solicitors with at least one years PQE and experience in managing their own criminal law caseload. Duty accreditation is desirable but by no means essential. The successful criminal solicitor will be an apt litigator with the intuition to manage their own busy workload with minimal partner supervision. A natural ability to deal with clients from a broad range of backgrounds in a calm and efficient manner is an absolute must.



This award winning personal law firm boasts an impressive reputation in North East for offering a quality of service that is second to none. They pride themselves on going above and beyond to ensure that their clients’ issues are resolved as quickly and as effectively as they can be. As an employer they are committed to attracting, retaining and nurturing the best legal talent on the market and as such strive to create a working environment that is friendly, diverse and supportive and one in which talented legal professionals can genuinely thrive.

As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to Candidate Registration to register your interest for similar positions.

eNL follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/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.

In addition, if you know anyone else that is interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

Contact Melanie Daly
melanie.daly@enllegal.co.uk0113 320 0575 / 0161 850 0745