“They are extremely competent in their legal and strategic advice, their files are very well prepared and they have some of the hardest-working and most dedicated solicitors that I have ever worked with”

Chambers & Partners

“They are able solicitors, who are hardworking and understand what is necessary tactically in preparation to advance a case”

Chambers & Partners

“The solicitors are approachable and care about the clients”

Chambers & Partners

Recruitment

 

ABV Solicitors have made giant strides since its inception in 2006 as evidenced by the quality of the cases undertaken by our lawyers’ and the achievement of being regarded as a “Leading Firm” in the area of Criminal Law by industry directories Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500, which sets us apart from many other firms in London and the Thames Valley.

To maintain our progress, we seek to recruit and retain the best people. We recognise that our team are our greatest resource and we make every effort to create a working environment where our employees are supported, motivated and able to develop their careers. Whether a Trainee Solicitor, Advocate, Paralegal or Administrative Support, everybody’s contribution is valued.

Should you wish to register your interest in being part of a dynamic, committed and talented team please email us a covering letter with your CV. Specific Vacancies will be listed below as and when they arise.

VACANCY - PARALEGAL

WALTHAMSTOW OFFICE

 

Job Description

ABV Solicitors, a specialist criminal defence firm, are looking for an enthusiastic and post LPC Paralegal to join our team in East London.

All candidates should have a demonstrable interest in criminal law and ideally would be Police Station accredited.

The candidate will have a strong academic background, preferably have previous experience of working within a law firm and have good interpersonal skills. The role will include:

  • Supporting solicitors with preparation of case work;
  • Dealing with complex and novel legal issues;
  • Liaising with courts, experts and other third parties; and
  • Taking client instructions and progressing cases from start to finish.

This role will be on an initial 3 month rolling contract for an immediate start and would be ideal for a graduate of law looking to expand their skillset and gain invaluable experience of working in a top ranked criminal defence firm.

In order to be applicable for this role, the ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate with examples, the following:

  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Able to conduct legal research;
  • Using own initiative and working within a team where required;
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines;
  • Good interpersonal skills and smart appearance; and
  • Flexible approach to assist/cover other positions and duties when required.

If you are interested in applying for the above position, you must provide a covering letter with your CV to be considered.

As one of the largest criminal law providers in the country the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to learn how to manage a diverse and significant caseload.

There may be an opportunity for the candidate to attain a training contract, should they evidence the requisite aptitude within their role.

 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Walthamstow Office

 

VACANCY - SOLICITOR

Serious Fraud & Organised Crime

 

Job Description

ABV Solicitors, a specialist criminal defence firm, are looking for an enthusiastic and diligent qualified Solicitor to join their Serious Fraud and Organised Crime Department.

All candidates should have a demonstrable interest in criminal law and in particular serious fraud, confiscation and organised crime.

The candidate will have a strong academic background, preferably has previous experience of working within a law firm and have good interpersonal skills.

You will already be a Solicitor with at least 1-2 years PQE, be used to handling your own caseload and you will need to work effectively with minimal supervision. The role will include:

  • Running your own caseload comprising of voluminous evidence served digitally;
  • Creating detailed analysis documents;
    Dealing with complex and novel legal issues, requiring the need to carry out legal research as and when necessary;
  • Be able to work efficiently as part of a team;
  • Play a significant part in the strategic direction of a case;
  • Have experience or at least an understanding and willingness to learn asset recovery tools under the Proceeds of Crime 2002, Serious Crime Act 2015 and the Criminal Finance Act 2017.

This role is for an immediate start full time at our Hayes Office and would be ideal for a newly qualified 1-2 years PQE lawyer to work in a top ranked criminal defence firm with Senior Solicitors and Partners in the Serious Fraud and Organised Crime Department. Any salary offered will be competitive.

In order to be applicable for this role, the ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate with examples, the following:

  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint format documents;
  • Analytical especially with numbers;
    Able to conduct legal research;
  • Using own initiative and working within a team where required;
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines;
  • Drafting legal documents such as schedules, proofs, court bundles and client instructions;
  • Good interpersonal skills and smart appearance.
  • Flexible approach to assist/cover other positions and duties when required.

If you are interested in applying for the above position, you must provide a covering letter with your CV to be considered.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

VACANCY - PARALEGAL

Serious Fraud & Organised Crime

 

Job Description

ABV Solicitors, a Criminal Defence, Regulatory and Fraud specialist firm, are looking for an enthusiastic and LPC qualified Paralegal to join their Magistrates and Crown Court Department.

ABV Solicitors have been recognised by The Times in their guide to the Best Law Firms 2021 and are ranked in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.

All candidates should have a demonstrable interest in criminal law.

The candidate will have a strong academic background, preferably has previous experience of working within a law firm and have good interpersonal skills. The role will include:

  • Supporting solicitors with preparation of case work;
  • Dealing with complex and novel legal issues;
  • Liaising with courts, experts and other third parties;
  • Taking client instructions and progressing cases from start to finish.
  • As an one of the largest criminal law providers in the country the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to learn how to manage a diverse and significant caseload.

There may be an opportunity for the candidate to attain a training contract, should they evident the requisite aptitude within their role.

This role will be on an initial 3 month rolling contract for an immediate start and would be ideal for a graduate of law looking to expand their skill set and gain invaluable experience of working in a top ranked criminal defence firm.

In order to be applicable for this role, the ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate with examples, the following:

  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint format documents;
  • Able to conduct legal research;
  • Using own initiative and working within a team where required;
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines;
  • Good interpersonal skills and smart appearance.
  • Flexible approach to assist/cover other positions and duties when required;

If you are interested in applying for the above position, you must provide a covering letter with your CV to be considered.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

We are proud of our diverse workforce and are committed to equal opportunity.

 

Please send CV’s to:

The Practice Manager

recruitment@abvsolicitors.co.uk

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