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Criminal Fee Earner

Position type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

Sector: Crime

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000

Experience: 2 - 4 years of experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

Join a leading criminal practice in Manchester as a Criminal Fee Earner / Police Station Accredited Representative. The firm handles a diverse range of cases, including serious, motoring, juvenile, white-collar, and financial crimes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Represent clients at police stations, providing legal advice and assistance during interviews and proceedings.
  • Prepare cases for Crown Court hearings, including legal research, case analysis, and evidence gathering.
  • Draft legal documents, including witness statements, briefs, and submissions.
  • Attend court hearings and trials to advocate on behalf of clients.
  • Liaise with clients, barristers, and other legal professionals to ensure effective case management.
  • Maintain accurate and organised case files and records.
  • Keep up-to-date with changes in criminal law and procedure.


  • Police Station Accredited Representative status is essential.
  • Experience as a Criminal Fee Earner or equivalent role.
  • Knowledge of criminal law and procedure, with experience in handling a variety of criminal cases.
  • Strong advocacy and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Duty status is desirable but not essential.
  • Willingness to undergo training and obtain necessary accreditations and exams.

Salary and Benefits: The firm offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Opportunities for career progression and development.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Training and assistance in obtaining necessary accreditations.
  • Generous holiday allowance and additional perks.
  • Access to a range of resources and support from experienced practitioners.

Don't miss this opportunity to advance your career and join one of the leading criminal practices in the North West. Apply now to be considered for this role in Manchester.

To apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Justine Stevens on LinkedIn

Job Benefits

The firm offers a competitive salary, range of benefits and opportunities for training/progression.

Job Requirements

Police Station Accredited Representative status is essential. Experience as a Criminal Fee Earner or equivalent role.

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