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Duty Solicitor - Crime

Chelmsford, Essex
£35,000 to £40,000
Job Type
6 Oct 2020
Highly regarded Lexcel accredited firm seeks dynamic Crime Duty Solicitors in Essex.

Managing a diverse caseload covering the full remit of criminal matters, the successful solicitors will advise clients from initial arrest up to and including trial. Due to the nature of this position, the ability to attend clients out of hours will be essential. This role is based in our client's highly regarded practice located in Chelmsford.

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


Conducting advocacy at the Magistrates' Court
Providing representation at police stations
Drafting witness statements
Motoring offences
Sexual offences
Money laundering
Violent crimes
Proceeds of Crime Act matters
Liaising with the CPS and courtsThe Candidate

Solicitors with 1-2 years' PQE in criminal matters
Crime duty accreditation is 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 approachThe Firm

A Legal 500 practice with a strong presence throughout East Anglia, our client provides an array of specialist legal services to clients across the region and into the capital. They pride themselves on the provision of a personal, efficient and cost-effective service to their clients. A modern practice staffed by experienced and dedicated staff; they are committed to finding practical solutions to clients' legal issues. They are now seeking a dynamic Crime Duty Solicitor to join their office located in Chelmsford.

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Duty Solicitor - Crime

For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Simon on (phone number removed) quoting reference SP31913.

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  • Job Reference: 179591629-2
  • Date Posted: 6 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Confidential
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent