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Solicitor – Crime

Contact Jade Jupp
Reference C-BH-32850-2
Salary Range £30,000 - £45,000 per annum
Job Type Permanent
Location London Greater London England South East
Date Posted 20 Jul 2021
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Multi-accredited firm in East London seeks a Crime Solicitor on a full-time, permanent basis.

This is an opportune time for a skilful solicitor to join our client’s thriving practice as a crime solicitor with the vision to help grow the team. The successful applicant will handle a complex caseload, whilst attending clients from initial arrest to trial. This is an office-based opportunity.

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

  • Representing clients detained at police stations
  • Attending police stations
  • Magistrates’, Youth and Crown Court cases
  • Appeals
  • High-profile cases
  • Bail applications
  • Judicial review
  • Murder
  • Sexual assault
  • Fraud
  • Motoring offences
  • Drafting instructions to counsel and expert witnesses
  • Representing vulnerable clients
The Candidate
  • Solicitors with at least three years’ PQE in criminal matters
  • Crime duty accreditation is advantageous
  • A strong communicator, with the ability to explain complex matters in clear manner
  • Able to meet tight deadlines whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy
  • Works well as part of a team but equally comfortable working on your own initiative
The Firm
A boutique practice established for 85 years, our client provides a select range of legal services to individuals and businesses across London and the South East. Staffed by a team of specialist lawyers and dedicated support staff, who pride themselves on delivering a high-quality service in a friendly and professional manner, they are well respected in all practice areas.


  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Remote working arrangements
  • Potential to build and grow the crime department

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

For further details of this Crime Solicitor vacancy, please contact Jade on 01954 201 336 quoting reference JJ32850.

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