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Crime news: duty solicitor CRM12 deadline is 8 July 2016

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

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The deadline to submit CRM12 applications to gain slots on the duty solicitor rota is 23.59 on 8 July 2016.

This deadline is for rotas running from 1 October 2016 to 31 March 2017.

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 before 8 July 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

dutysolqueries@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk – to submit CRM12 applications

Published 10 June 2016