Solicitor (Crime)

Job ID: JR84534834

Salary: £33000-£50000 per year

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Job Description:

James Ray are recruiting on behalf of a well established firm with offices in the Derbyshire area who have an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced Solicitor to join our long established and highly regarded Criminal Law team, working from our Chesterfield office and covering the Derbyshire area.

Applicants should be confident and enthusiastic, with experience of representing clients at the Police Station and Magistrates Court. A Duty Solicitor accreditation would be a significant advantage but we will also consider those still working towards their accreditation.

Key Duties:

The ideal candidate will also have:-

  • Team-working skills, together with the ability to use individual initiative relating to their own responsibilities
  • Strong advocacy skills
  • Excellent communication skills, combined with organisational and administrative ability
  • Well-developed IT capability
  • A professional attitude towards work and career matters, while supporting the development of the practice
  • A clean, current UK driver’s licence and their own vehicle.


  • A competitive salary, subject to relevant Criminal experience
  • Additional payment for out of hours Police Station work
  • Pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Generous holiday entitlement, including a day off on your birthday
  • Support for CPD/education and genuine career opportunities
  • Family orientated employment practices with genuine consideration for flexible working.
  • Professional, friendly office environment in central Chesterfield.

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