Current Vacancies

Clarkson Hirst Solicitors Limited

Part-Time Wills and Probate Lawyer

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced part-time wills and probate lawyer based at our Lancaster office or a mix of home working and office based.

Salary: £40,000 per annum depending on experience

Hours: Working hours available to suit. E.g. school hours or 3 full days a week

Job type: Part Time

Email for more information or call the office on 0152439760 to speak to our Senior Director Matthew Winder

Criminal Defence Solicitor

Job Description

We are recruiting for an experienced criminal defence Duty Solicitor to work from our Barrow-in-Furness office. We have offices in Lancaster, Kendal and Barrow. We will accept an application from a newly qualified solicitor and the salary will reflect experience.

We offer:

  • Hybrid working upon request
  • Parking permit available
  • Pension scheme
  • On call overtime remuneration
  • Opportunities for CPD and career development
  • Out of office rota supported at Kendal


  • Providing the highest standards in professional client centred services
  • Advising and representing clients in criminal matters, including providing legal representation at police stations and court proceedings
  • Handling a varied caseload of private and legal aid funded criminal defence cases
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory and firm requirements, including maintaining accurate records and adhering to confidentiality protocols
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with clients, colleagues, and other professionals within the criminal justice system
  • Participating in the firm’s out-of-hours rota and providing on-call support to clients as needed


  • You will be a qualified criminal defence law professional.
  • Previous experience in criminal defence law required

Salary: £40,000 to £45000 per annum salary depending on experience

Job type: Full time, permanent

To apply send your CV with covering letter to Matthew Winder

Exciting Duty Solicitor opportunities at Clarkson Hirst Solicitors Ltd

Job Description

We are continually growing our criminal defence department within our inclusive, established firm covering Lancashire and the South Lakeland area.

If you are looking for an opportunity to relocate, to work part-time, work from home, work flexibly then please get in touch.

Newly/soon to be qualified solicitors or those wishing to retrain in criminal law are welcome to contact us.

The role includes:

  • Representing clients at Police Stations and Magistrates’ Courts
  • Representing clients at trial
  • Dealing with a mixed caseload in crime
  • Dealing with a variety of cases including high profile and complex cases

Secretarial support is provided

Salary: £40,000 dependent on qualification and experience

Hours: Full or part time with flexible working

Job type: Full time, part time, permanent

To apply please email with your CV or call on 01524 39760.

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