Higher Courts Advocate
We are looking to recruit a HCA or in-house counsel to undertake trial work.
- Applicants will have established a reputation for effective advocacy with and without a jury, and have acquired a thorough working knowledge of the rules of evidence.
- Applicants will have significant experience either prosecuting or defending.
- Applicants will be able to conduct jury trials in more serious and onerous prosecutions including fraud (non special casework cases), serious assaults (Section 18), driving offences involving death, child abuse and trials involving child victims and witnesses, rape and indecency cases, and video-link cases.
We are always on the look out for quality advocates that are able to fit in with the team, and who can work remotely.
- Applicants will have a track record of casework involving serious indictable offences, as well as either way offences.
- Applicants will be effective advocates with recent history of representing clients at trial in the Magistrates Court. Plea only advocates need not apply.
- Applicants will have significant experience of representing clients at a police station, and either currently be on a Duty Solicitor Scheme, or be eligible for CRM12 submission.
We are looking for a trainee who is hard-working and committed to crime and regulatory work, and who has the ability to get on with clients and colleagues.
- Applicants should have either passed, or be due to complete their LPC in 2017.
- Applicants will have a trach record showing an interest in criminal, regulatory, or immigration law.
- Applicants will need to have a driving licence.