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Solicitor/Director - Crime duty

Contact Chanel Parker
Reference C-BH-35129
Salary Range £50,000 - £55,000 per annum
Job Type Permanent
Location London Greater London England South East
Date Posted 10 May 2022
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Crime Duty Solicitor sought for a well-established practice in Central London.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated Crime Duty Solicitor/Director to join a highly regarded criminal team located in central London. Managing a diverse and demanding caseload covering the full remit of criminal matters, the successful solicitor must have a minimum of 5 years PQE in criminal law and will utilise their skills and expertise in this area to advise clients from initial arrest up to and including trial.  This is an office-based role.

 

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

 

Responsibilities:
  • Managing a caseload of criminal defence matters
  • Attending clients to take instructions
  • Representing clients detained at the police station
  • Liaising with the courts, police, and CPS
  • Conducting advocacy in the Magistrates’ Court
  • Fraud cases
  • Drug related offences
  • Sexual offences
  • Murder and manslaughter

 

The Candidate:
  • Qualified solicitors with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE in criminal law
  • Technical proficiency in criminal law is essential
  • Possesses crime duty accreditation
  • Demonstrates outstanding communication and client care skills
  • Confident conducting advocacy
  • Be able to manage a demanding caseload with minimal supervision
  • Works well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
 

 

The Firm:  Our Lexcel accredited client is a very well-respected firm with a national reputation for providing an excellent level of cost-effective client care, employing an array of specialist lawyers taking on a range of cases from the straightforward to the very complex. The firm has a strong team ethos and looks for outstanding technical ability and strong client care skills. A vacancy has now arisen for an ambitious Crime Duty Solicitor/Director in central 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?


  Job Title: Solicitor/Director – Crime duty

 
For further details of this solicitor/director crime duty vacancy, please contact Chanel on 01954 201336 quoting reference CP35129 #LI-CP1

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