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DATE ADDED: Tue 12/05/2020

Solicitor Crime Duty

Birmingham, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full Time

SALARY: £45000 - £55000 per annum

Possess crime duty status? Become an integral part of this niche practice located in the West Midlands.

Joining our client’s thriving crime team located in Birmingham, the successful solicitor will utilise their skills and expertise in crime to manage a complex and varied caseload of both Legal Aid and private matters. Attending clients at both the Magistrates’ Courts and police stations, you will continue to deliver the firms high standards of client care and service. Crime duty accreditation will be essential for this position.


• Attending police stations

• Conducting advocacy in the Magistrates’ Court

• Preparing cases for trial

• Bail applications

• White collar crime cases

• Serious fraud

• Murder and drug offences

• File management

• Drafting witness statements

• COLP duties

The Candidate

• Qualified solicitors with a minimum of 1 years’ PQE

• Technically proficient in all aspects of criminal defence

• Crime duty accreditation will be essential

• Possesses outstanding communication and client care skills

• Higher Rights of Audience is highly advantageous

• Works well under pressure to manage a demanding caseload

The Firm
A relative newcomer to the legal market, our client is a niche practice offering high quality support and representation to clients both locally and further afield. Recognising that a sound work-life balance and stimulating environment for employees are at the heart of a successful practice, they promote opportunities for professional development and actively encourage staff to achieve their career goals. Staffed by a team of accredited specialists who are experts in their chosen field, this practice is well placed to continue on an upwards trajectory.


• Competitive salary dependent on experience

• No out of hours work

• A percentage fee share on any of your own clients

• Opportunities for continued growth and development

• Good work/life balance

Solicitor – Crime Duty

For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Simon on 01954 208075 quoting reference SS31372.

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Role: Solicitor Crime Duty
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands (County), West Midlands (County)

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