Crime Duty Solicitor

Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment
Hemel Hempstead
Negotiable, DoE
Closing date
23 Sep 2020

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Practice area
2 years
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Criminal Solicitor, Duty Solicitor, Criminal Defence, Defence, Defence Lawyer, Magistrates Court, Advocacy, Permanent, Hemel Hempstead

Crime Duty Solicitor is required by a busy and friendly town centre practice in Hemel Hempstead.  The firm has been established for over 20 years and has a good mix of private client and legal aid work. The majority of their clients come to them as a result of personal recommendation and they are proud of their reputation for strong advocacy, thorough preparation and friendly, approachable manner.

The ideal Crime Duty Solicitor would be at least 2 years qualified.  Working alongside a like-minded and experienced team, the successful candidate will be expected to deal with their own caseload of magistrates’ court cases with the assistance of excellent secretarial support.  You will also be expected to become involved in the business development activities of the firm.

In addition to covering duty slots, participation on the own-client out-of-hours rota is required, which is separately remunerated at generous rates. 

Skills & Experience:
  • Experience of managing a full and varied case load
  • Experienced and confident trial advocate
  • Excellent client care
  • Good organisational skills
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Experience of supervision an advantage, but not essential
  • Experience of legal aid and the LAA Portal
  • Own following an advantage
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Vacancy Information:
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead
  • Salary range: Negotiable, Dependant On Experience
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Experience: 2+ years PQE
  • Job Section: Private Practice
  • Working Hours: Monday – Friday (full-time)
  • Reference: AB71
  • Contact: Alison Bradley

About Klein Hamilton Recruitment

Klein Hamilton are Legal & IT Securities specialist Recruiters, working with magic circle, silver circle, blue chip, fintech and dynamic SME businesses, who trust us in finding them the best talent. You can apply for our vacancies in confidence.  We are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this vacancy with you and gain your permission prior to submission of application directly to the decision maker.


Apply today to be considered for this opportunity. Should your application match the requirements, one of our consultants will be in touch to discuss the vacancy in detail prior to sending your CV to the client.

Also, refer a friend or colleague to us and receive up to £1,000 should we successfully assist them in securing a new job!

Criminal Solicitor, Duty Solicitor, Criminal Defence, Defence, Defence Lawyer, Crown Court, Magistrates Court, Advocacy, Permanent, Hemel Hempstead

Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment are a Specialist Legal & Finance Recruitment Consultancy working with Magic Circle, Silver Circle, Legal 500 and Dynamic SME law firms with a pedigree in strategically providing the right match for both Candidate and Client.  We are Accredited by the British Institute of Recruiters ensuring we promote an ethical recruitment experience.

Our stats speak for themselves:  Candidate Satisfaction Average (9.5/10), CV to interview ratio (2:1), Client Satisfaction Average (9.1/10), Placement ratio (3:1)

Our sole focus is towards Legal based opportunities countrywide, resulting in providing you with sound strategic advice based on current market movement within all legal disciplines, considering company cultures and individual career goals. Call one of our accredited Consultants now for a confidential conversation regarding your next career move.

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  • 24 Queens Court
  • Queens Street
  • Manchester
  • M2 5HX
  • GB
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