Interim Criminal Lawyer – Inverness

Practice Area: Civil Litigation, Criminal
Level: Assistant, Associate, Full Time, Interim
Section: Public Sector
Location: Scotland, Inverness
Ref: FW6918

This dynamic organisation is looking for an experienced criminal lawyer to be based in its Inverness office on an interim basis.  The role will last for 12 months.  The essential part of the role is to provide high quality criminal legal defence services in the summary and solemn courts; and at police stations – both as a nominated solicitor and duty solicitor.

Your main duties will be:-

  • Provide advice and representation to clients who are subject to criminal investigations or criminal proceedings
  • Apply/adhere to practices, procedures and Codes of Practice to ensure the maximum efficiency and effectiveness
  • Build/maintain a client base within the area
  • Represent the organisation in its relationship with outside bodies as required

Ideally you will have:-

  • A sound technical ability as a criminal court practitioner
  • An in-depth working knowledge of the criminal justice system and legal aid
  • A minimum of 1 full year’s experience of advising and assisting suspects in police detention
  • A current, valid driving licence.

For an initial and confidential discussion, please contact Frasia or Cameron.  (Assignment 12178)

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