SVS Solicitors is a busy criminal defence firm with experience and expertise of every stage of the criminal justice process.

We are ranked as a Legal 500 leading firm and Mr Sasha Sidhu is recognised by the Legal 500 as a Leading Individual.

We are a small but elite team of passionate and motivated professionals dedicated to delivering the highest standards of client care.


Current Vacancies:


SVS Solicitors are currently looking to recruit a full time paralegal to join our busy criminal team.

We require a candidate who has experience in criminal defence who is accustomed to dealing with their own clients and case load. The candidate must have the ability to work individually and as part of a team.

The ideal candidate should have a proven track record in relation to legal aid and prior authority applications. Police station accreditation is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate must demonstrate passion and experience in a broad range of public funded criminal law. Applicants should be able to demonstrate not only a strong academic background but also a common sense approach.

Salary: Competitive

Required experience: One year

Full driving licence and use of a car desirable.

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, or have any queries about the position offered, please email your CV, covering letter and questions to

We offer a friendly and positive work environment based on team work with no micro management.

At SVS, we are constantly looking for committed, ambitious people who would fit into a fast paced and rewarding environment. 







Work Experience

SVS Solicitors offers a number of unpaid work experience placements throughout the year giving students an insight into life in a busy criminal defence firm.

Each work experience placement is different, but all of our placements are designed to give students the opportunity to make the most of their time at SVS. During a work experience placement, you will meet people at all levels within the firm and gain real hands-on experience by sampling lots of different aspects of the role of a lawyer, including (but not limited to):

  • Attending court and meetings with clients and counsel;
  • Legal research tasks;
  • Drafting documents;
  • Shadowing qualified lawyers; and
  • General legal admin such as bundling.

If you have any queries regarding the work experience offered, please email