Criminal Duty Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, London, City of London
£35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
30 Jun 2021

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Practice area
1 year, 2 years, 3 years
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Job Details

Cutting edge, progressive firm who are regularly in the media for their work, seeking Criminal Duty Solicitor 1-2 years PQE to join well established Legal 500 firm.

There are clear promotional opportunities on offer with this role.

The firm

Although the firm is large, it stands out for the lovely family friendly culture it has running throughout the firm.

They have a rich heritage dating back over 60 years and throughout this time they have developed an outstanding team of professionals, many of whom are ranked as leaders in the field.

It is common place for their Solicitors to be called upon by the media such as Sky and the BBC for their opinion, interview and first comment due to their high level of expertise. They work with big name clients and are known for their Legal Aid work.

The firm has recently taken on over 30 new members of staff, bringing their total headcount to over 140 staff. The practice is continuing to grow and you will work within a friendly, professional and dynamic team, at hand in a team of over 140 professionals.

Having dealt with this firm in the past its always a pleasure to work alongside them as they are approachable, friendly and highly reliable. You will be joining a practice which allows for endless growth.

The Role

This Legal 500, award winning firm are seeking a Criminal Duty Solicitor 1-2 years PQE to join their office in South East London.

This is a flourishing and growing department, currently consisting of 3 Partners and a team of 3 Associates, 2 Solicitors and Paralegal and administrative support staff.

This role will cover police stations and courts in London and within the department there is a specialist youth crime team. Your caseload will be varied, consisting of representing some vulnerable clients who have suffered traumas in the past, disabilities or have mental health problems.

This leading firm have a strong commitment to staff training and welfare. You will receive regular training courses and updates throughout your career with them.


  • You will have the opportunity to springboard your career working for a market leading firm
  • You will have experience working in Criminal Law
  • You will have the ability to prioritise your work load
  • You will be experienced and have a strong legal knowledge in all areas of Criminal Law
  • You will have strong technical skills, excellent communication and good attention to detail


  • Competitive salary based on level of experience

This is an excellent opportunity for a Criminal Duty Solicitor 1-2 years PQE to join this outstanding firm based in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to call me for a confidential chat.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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