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DATE ADDED: Wed 22/01/2020

Duty Solicitor - Crime

Bedfordshire, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full Time

SALARY: £30000 - £42000 per annum

Highly driven Crime Duty Solicitor sought within niche practice located in Bedfordshire.

Joining a steady and friendly team located in the Leighton Buzzard area, the successful Crime Duty Solicitor will manage a diverse caseload covering the full remit of criminal matters. Providing advice to clients from initial arrest up to and including trial, the successful solicitor will attend clients at police stations and Magistrates’ Courts throughout the area and ensure that every case is handled with the highest quality of service.


• Conducting advocacy in the Magistrates Court

• Providing representation at police stations

• Motoring offences

• Sexual offences

• Fraud

• Money Laundering

• Violent crimes

• Proceeds of Crime Act matters

• Liaising with the CPS and courts

The Candidate

• A qualified solicitor with a minimum of 1 year’s PQE gained within criminal defence

• Crime duty accreditation will be 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
A niche legal practice, our client offers expert advice and representation to clients locally and further afield. Having grown both in size and reputation since their inception, they ensure excellence of service and client care and are committed to high standards delivered by highly experienced lawyers and support team. Due to the continued growth, they are now seeking a Crime Duty Solicitor for their office in Bedfordshire.


• Competitive salary dependent on experience

• Career progression opportunities

Duty Solicitor - Crime

For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Vladimir on 01954 208 060 quoting reference VY30638.

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Role: Duty Solicitor - Crime
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire

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