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Duty Solicitor - Crime

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
Closing date
17 Jun 2021

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Crime Duty Solicitors sought within an established practice in Buckinghamshire.

This is an excellent opportunity for dedicated Crime Duty Solicitors to join a highly regarded criminal team located in High Wycombe. Managing a diverse caseload covering the full remit of criminal matters, the successful solicitor will utilise their skills and expertise in this area to advise clients from initial arrest up to and including trial.

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


  • Attending clients to take instructions
  • Managing a caseload of criminal defence matters
  • Sexual offences
  • Murder and manslaughter
  • Road traffic offences
  • Drug related offences
  • Representing clients detained at the police station
  • Conducting advocacy in the Magistrates' Court

The Candidate

  • Qualified solicitors with a minimum of 2 years' PQE
  • 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 client is an established practice who offers a range of legal services from their centrally located offices within reach of excellent transport links. Providing high quality advice to individuals based both locally and further afield, they pride themselves on excellence in client care, delivering a service which is both cost-effective and personable. They are now seeking Crime Duty Solicitors on a permanent basis in Buckinghamshire.

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?

Duty Solicitor - Crime

For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Marcus on quoting reference MS32962.

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Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

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As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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