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Crime news: duty solicitor CRM12 deadline is 12 February 2016

CRM12 applications to join next duty solicitor rota must be submitted by the deadline.


The deadline to submit CRM12 applications to gain slots on the duty solicitor rota is 23.59 on 12 February 2016. This deadline is for rotas running from 1 April 2016 to 30 September 2016.

Providers who have not previously submitted a CRM12 will need to provide a copy of the Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme (CLAS) certificate. This should be sent with their CRM12.

Remember to notify us by 12 February 2016 if a duty solicitor has given formal notice of ending their employment.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Further information

Duty solicitors: rotas, information and guidance – to download CRM12 and find out more – to submit CRM12 applications

Published 1 February 2016