Criminal Defence Solicitor

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Salary: £40000 –

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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment is collaborating with a prestigious firm ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, who are seeking an experienced solicitor to join their criminal defence team. The firm does not offer legal aid and so all matters are private funded and there is no rota work needed. The client base is varied and the work includes defending sexual allegations, motoring and a variety of other criminal matters.

Key Duties:

Ideal Candidate:

  • Qualified solicitor with significant experience in criminal defence work.
  • Proven track record of handling complex cases effectively.
  • Strong advocacy skills and courtroom experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Private health care
  • Life assurance
  • EAP
  • 28 days holiday, plus birthday and Bank Holidays
  • Certified as a Great Place to Work
  • Strong career development potential


To find out more, call the office on 01482 533656.

Please be assured all conversation are conducted within the strictest confidence.

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 10 days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

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