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Crime Solicitor, Falklands Islands

A crime solicitor is sought for a 2 year contract in the Falkland Islands situated off the coast of South America. Candidates of 3 years qualified and upwards preferred but lower PQE considered will be considered depending on candidates prior experience. Police Station Accreditation is a requisite but as there is no Duty Solicitor Scheme over there, Duty Solicitor accreditation is not necessary and Higher Rights are also not required.
Candidates should be comfortable before the equivalent of the Crown Court with a desire to do more advocacy at this level. Strong Legal Research skills, IT skills and strong client care skills are needed as is a willingness to assist in other areas such as immigration, licensing and admiralty (although no previous experience required).
A full Driving Licence is essential.
We have dealt with this firm for previous vacancies over the last few years and know the procedure well. An initial interview will be performed via Skype. Candidates shortlisted will then undertake a second Skype interview before an offer is made and arrangements made to fly the successful candidate out to the Falklands.
All potential employees and partners (if accompanied) will be expected to undergo a medical examination as to fitness and any pre-existing conditions prior to departure.
Package includes: basic salary plus work related bonus, mobile phone, flights to and from the Falklands, help with moving costs, accommodation etc.
Apply with CV for vacancy 17537.
Jonathan Fagan

Jonathan Fagan LLM FIRP is Managing Director of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment. He has been recruiting solicitors and legal support staff for law firms and in house legal departments for over 17 years and handles roles from junior fee earners through to partners and law firm sales/purchases. A non-practising solicitor on the Roll since 2000, he is also the author of a number of legal career books, which are available at You can contact Jonathan at