Criminal Duty Solicitor

Negotiable, DoE
08 Sep 2020
06 Oct 2020
Chyna Hunter
Practice area
Full time
Contract type
Criminal Duty Solicitor, Crime Solicitor, Duty Solicitor, Police Station Representation, Accredited, Crime, Criminal Law, Chesterfield, Permanent

Criminal Duty Solicitor is required to join a Full-Service Law Firm in Chesterfield.

As we ‘grow’ out of the lockdown, we now have an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced Solicitor to join our long established and highly regarded Criminal Law team, working from our Chesterfield office and covering the Derbyshire area.

Applicants should be confident and enthusiastic, with experience of representing clients at the Police Station and Magistrates Court.  A Duty Solicitor accreditation would be a significant advantage but we will also consider those still working towards their accreditation.

The ideal candidate will also have:-
  • Team-working skills, together with the ability to use individual initiative relating to their own responsibilities
  • Strong advocacy skills
  • Excellent communication skills, combined with organisational and administrative ability
  • Well-developed IT capability
  • A professional attitude towards work and career matters, while supporting the development of the Practice
  • A clean, current UK driver’s licence and their own vehicle.
Vacancy Information:
  • Location: Chesterfield
  • Salary range:  Negotiable, Dependant on Experience
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Experience: Duty qualified & Police Station Accredited
  • Job Section: Private Practice
  • Working Hours: Monday – Friday (full-time)
  • Reference: CH156
  • Contact: Chyna Hunter
Benefits will include:-
  • A competitive salary, subject to relevant Criminal experience
  • Additional payment for out of hours Police Station work  
  • Pension scheme with employer contributions  
  • Generous holiday entitlement, including a day off on your birthday
  • Support for CPD/education and genuine career opportunities  
  • Family orientated employment practices with real consideration for flexible working. 
  • Professional yet friendly office environments in central Chesterfield.
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 Duty Solicitor, Crime Solicitor, Duty Solicitor, Police Station Representation, Accredited, Crime, Criminal Law, Chesterfield, Permanent

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