CRIMINAL DEFENCE SOLICITOR (1 year FTA)

Organisation
Public Defence Solicitors' Office (PDSO)
Reference
VAC-9984
Contract Type
Locum/Contract
Practice Area
Criminal/Civil Court Work
Location
Glasgow
Salary
From £31,170
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Expiry Date
02/07/2017
The Public Defence Solicitors’ Office (PDSO) provides high quality criminal legal defence services in all of the criminal courts in Scotland. We are looking for a solicitor to join our team in Glasgow for a period of 12 months.

Job Description

The Public Defence Solicitors’ Office (PDSO) provides high quality criminal legal defence services in all of the criminal courts in Scotland. We are looking for a solicitor to join our team in Glasgow for a period of 12 months.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly motivated team of solicitors dedicated to providing the best possible service to clients within Scotland’s busiest courts.

With a full, post-qualified and unrestricted practising certificate from the Law Society of Scotland, you will have a current, valid driving licence; at least a year of both criminal court experience in Scots Law and in advising and assisting suspects in police detention. Computer literacy in Word, Excel, time and case recording would be highly desirable.

In return our benefits package includes a competitive holiday entitlement and a contributory defined benefit pension scheme. To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button. For assistance, email recruitment@slab.org.uk, or phone 0131 240 2027. Completed applications should be returned by 2 July 2017.

Interviews will likely be held at SLAB’s Headquarters in Edinburgh at short notice after the closing date.