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Criminal Defence Solicitor

CRA Legal
England, Derbyshire, Derby
£35000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Newly Qualified, 1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Criminal Defence Solicitor
£35,000 to £55,000 Salary Bracket
Derby City Centre
Full Time, Permanent

Role Overview:
  • Handling a diverse caseload of criminal defence cases from police station representation through to magistrates court work

About the Organisation:

CRA Consulting are proud to represent a leading Legal 500 law firm with a national presence. The firm are long-standing members of the legal community, with a proven track record of excellence over their many years in business. Although a long-established firm, they boast modern practices when it comes to technology, their clients and management of employees. The successful applicant/s will be afforded the opportunity to join a fantastic firm with an ethical approach and excellent work quality.

Employee Benefits:
  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off after 1 years service
  • Pension scheme
  • Medical insurance
  • Hybrid and Flexible working
  • Bonus scheme
  • Career pathway and development
  • Social events calendar

Required Application Criteria:
  • You will be a qualified solicitor with a professional background in Criminal Defence Law
  • Duty accreditation would be a significant advantage
  • Ideally, you will have a minimum of 1 years post qualification experience, however newly qualified applicants will be considered

About CRA Consulting:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at

How to apply:

If this Criminal Defence Solicitor vacancy, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

Are you wanting to review additional career opportunities? Visit our jobs page at

Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This Criminal Defence Solicitor vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.


We are at the forefront of legal recruitment and our team of expert legal recruiters understand the needs of our candidates and clients.


Progression, Case Loads, Expertise


We know that our candidates want progression, manageable case loads, and salaries and benefits which reflect their expertise. We know that their purpose is to help people, work with them to have fair representation, and have ambitious career goals in legal. They want us to work with them to find the best legal jobs.


Integrity, Growth, Brand


Our clients want to run their business within integrity - and that's one of our core values. We work with legal firms to attract and retain the best candidates to help them grow. Brand is something at the heart of the legal sector, so we are focused on advising on employee brand to help with attraction and retention.


All Levels of Legal Recruitment


Whether legal, compliance, company secretarial, policy, qualified or non-qualified, temporary or permanent, our expert legal recruitment consultants have a single market focus. Our clients and candidates testify to how we've helped them find the best legal jobs, and help them grow their legal businesses.


Legal jobs we recruit for


  • Solicitors
  • Legal Executives
  • Paralegals
  • Law Graduates
  • Legal Secretaries
  • Legal Office support
  • Locum Lawyers
  • Legal Cashiers



For more information and to register with us please click on the link below:




CALL: 0114 2418030 

Company info
0114 2418030
51 Clarkegorve Road
South Yorkshire
S10 2NH
United Kingdom

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