MOJ Internal Jobs – Solicitor

Website Ministry of Justice

Job Description:

Provision of advice, assistance and representation to individuals subject to investigation or prosecution of a criminal offence.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be an effective team member who supports colleagues,
  • Contribute personally to the continuous improvement of PDS service and the development of PDS as a great place to work,
  • Provide expert input, as and when required, to various projects within the Agency and wider Government’.
  • Provide a high volume of advice, assistance and representation to individuals subject to the investigation or prosecution of a criminal offence,

Job Requirements:

  • Effective communication skills and personal presence that enables rapport-building with criminal defence clients, a broad range of external stakeholders and with own team members and colleagues, with the ability to challenge police and other prosecution authorities in a manner that is effective, professional and in the best interests of the client.
  • Excellent advocacy skills and experience in preparing a range of cases to trial in both the Magistrates and Crown Courts, and, as a manager, the ability to supervise the legal work and legal service delivery of own team by applying PDS Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Possession of a full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle, together with flexibility and preparedness to travel to cover cases across England and Wales if required.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexibly including where appropriate during unsociable hours

Qualification & Experience:

  • Solicitor, Barrister or CFilex fully qualified to practice as a Solicitor in England and Wales with excellent practical knowledge of criminal law, evidence and procedure.

Job Details:

Company: Ministry of Justice

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cheltenham, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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