Crime Duty Solicitor

30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
21 Oct 2020
18 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Highly regarded Lexcel accredited firm seeks dynamic Crime Duty Solicitors in Shropshire.

Managing a diverse caseload covering the full remit of criminal matters, the successful solicitors will advise clients from initial arrest up to and including trial. Due to the nature of this position, the ability to attend clients out of hours will be essential. This role is based in our client's highly regarded practice located in Telford.

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


Conducting advocacy at the Magistrates' Court
Providing representation at police stations
Drafting witness statements
Motoring offences
Sexual offences
Money laundering
Violent crimes
Proceeds of Crime Act matters
Liaising with the CPS and court

The Candidate

Newly qualified solicitors with experience in criminal law
Crime duty accreditation is a pre-requisite
Excellent communication skills
Strong advocacy skills
Works well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
Ability to manage a demanding caseload with minimal supervision
Demonstrates a pragmatic, professional and positive approach

The Firm
Our client is a multi-office practice which offers a comprehensive range of legal services to individuals and businesses across the UK. Staffed by a team of specialist fee earners, who are committed to providing exceptional service and high levels of client care, they have attained a number of sought-after accreditations including Lexcel. Recognising the importance of giving back, they have an active presence in their local communities and enjoy a high number of repeat referrals. They are now seeking a dynamic Crime Duty Solicitor to join their office located in Telford.

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?

Crime Duty Solicitor

For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Simon Portway on (phone number removed) quoting reference SP31858.

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