Criminal Law Solicitor (NQ – 3 Years PQE)

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Salary: £38000 –

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Job Description:

We are recruiting on behalf of an award-winning law firm with over 30 years of experience in providing specialist legal advice. The firm have grown to 12 locations and are recognised for their commitment to excellence.

The firm are now looking for a Criminal Law Solicitor with Duty Status to join their team in Leeds.

Key Duties:

The position involves handling a variety of criminal cases and requires a candidate with duty status. Working closely with senior colleagues, you will manage cases from initial client meetings through investigation, court proceedings, and representation. This role demands a comprehensive understanding of criminal law and the ability to provide legal advice within the duty solicitor framework.

Key Requirements:

  • Qualified solicitor with Duty Status
  • Proven experience in handling criminal law cases
  • Ability to manage cases independently and collaboratively
  • Strong advocacy skills and courtroom experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in case management software and time recording
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)


  • Be part of a dynamic and progressive firm with a commitment to professional growth
  • Work on challenging and impactful criminal cases
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

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

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