Solicitor – Crime Duty

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
29 Oct 2020

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Possess crime duty status? Become an integral part of this niche practice located in Central London.

Joining our client’s thriving crime team, the successful solicitor will utilise their skills and expertise to handle a complex caseload of criminal matters with minimal supervision. Attending clients at both the Magistrates’ Courts and police stations, you will continue to deliver the firms high standards of client care and service.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • Attending police stations
  • Conducting advocacy in the Magistrates’ Court
  • Representing clients detained in the police station
  • Preparing cases for trial
  • Road traffic offences
  • Serious offences including murder and rape
  • Fraud cases
  • Extradition  
  • Appeals
  • Drafting witness statements
The Candidate

  • Qualified solicitors with a minimum of 1 years’ PQE
  • Technically proficient in all aspects of criminal defence
  • Crime duty accreditation will be a pre-requisite  
  • Possesses outstanding communication and client care skills
  • Works well under pressure to manage a demanding caseload
  • Has the ability to meet and exceed tight deadlines
The Firm

Our client is a leading and niche practice in Central London. A robust firm, they serve the needs of a diverse clientele in London and the surrounding counties. They also boast of an experienced team of lawyers who have gained accreditations and solid experience in their roles. Providing quality and professional services, they are now seeking a Crime Duty Solicitor to join their office located in London.

Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?
Solicitor – Crime Duty

For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Marcus on 01954 208064 quoting reference MS31892.

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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. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

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.

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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.

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Based minutes from the delightful, historical city of Cambridge, Law Staff Legal Recruitment specialises in helping legal firms, local authorities, private companies and individual candidates find the best personnel and opportunities in the market.

We put the success of our organisation down to our excellent, friendly team and creating close links with our clients and candidates; providing professional advice and delivering results in the shortest possible time. Over 40% of our clients come to us through word-of-mouth.

Our approach is to listen to what you want and to deliver on a personal basis exactly what you are looking for. An unusually high percentage of our new business is generated through recommendations from satisfied candidates and client firms.

We believe work should be life-enhancing and not a drudge. We pride ourselves on our friendly, human and open approach. Speak to any of us and you will notice the enthusiasm and belief we have for what we do. We treat all our staff with respect, share our success with them and encourage them to make their role their own.

Our organisation's success is the result of the combined effort of each individual.

Currently we have a computerised database of high quality firms actively searching for:

Assistant Solicitors
Legal Executives
Unqualified Fee Earners
Drafts Persons
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Contact Us
  • 1 Carisbrooke Court
  • Anderson Road
  • Cambridge
  • CB24 4UQ
  • GB
  • 01954 208 070
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