7 days left

01 Aug 2017
29 Aug 2017
Chris Ewles
Practice area
Advocacy, Crime
Full time
Contract type
Criminal Duty Solicitor sought for thriving Law Firm in Peterborough

Our client is a highly regarded Legal 500 law firm based in Peterborough who are looking to expand their modern and progressive team.  They offer specialised, thorough and comprehensive advice within a compassionate environment.  Their excellence has been acknowledged through several accreditations including recognition in the Legal 500 directory and Lexcel.  The orientation of the firm is client centric and they pride themselves on their sympathetic and professional approach.

We are currently seeking an accredited Criminal Duty Solicitor to join our clients’ well regarded, specialist team in Peterborough.  You will be confident at representing clients held in detention at the police station and advise as appropriate.  You will be expected to prepare cases for trial for Crown and Magistrate’s Court cases.  As a crime duty solicitor, you will liaise with the Youth Court, Magistrates’ Court or Crown court, preparing statements and undertaking advocacy at hearings as applicable, drafting briefs and instructing counsel and expert witnesses on bail applications.   You will also handle motoring offences dealing with retention pleads, some commercial work and Proceeds of Crime Act proceedings whilst following all procedures with meticulous care.  

For further details of this Duty Crime Solicitor vacancy, please contact Chris quoting reference CE25825.

You will be a qualified Solicitor with additional Duty accreditation ideally with 5years PQE.
You will be able to attend slots on a rota basis and represent clients out of hours.
You will have experience liaising with the Crown Prosecution Service and local police.
You will possess exceptional technical and organisational skills with a dedicated, considerate and professional approach.
You will bestow high quality work and thrive on being part of an energetic and proactive team.

CRIME DUTY SOLICITOR PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position. By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site. PLEASE NOTE LAW STAFF LEGAL RECRUITMENT LIMITED ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER YOU AS A CANDIDATE AND DISCUSS ADDITIONAL POSITIONS UNTIL YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR IDENTIFICATION. In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address. Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes. To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website. As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Tel Fax Address: Please see our website for details


Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

By applying for a job listed on Law Gazette Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.