Criminal Litigation - Speculative Advert

PQE: NQ - 6
Term: Permanent
Department: Criminal Litigation
Location: London
The firm

Kingsley Napley is an internationally recognised law firm based in Central London. We support individuals and businesses in resolving conflict, safeguarding their futures and maximising opportunities. Our wide range of expertise means that we can provide support for our clients in all areas of their business and private life. Many of our lawyers are leaders in their field and our practice areas are highly ranked by the legal directories.

The department

The leading criminal defence solicitors in the UK. Our criminal defence lawyers are astute, supportive and highly sophisticated, particularly known for their skills in providing strategic, sensible and practical criminal law advice and for our ability to keep potentially high profile cases out of the public eye.

Purpose of job

Our leading and internationally renowned criminal litigation team is always open to considering applications from exceptional practitioners.

We deal with some of the most complex and high profile white collar and serious criminal cases and have earned a reputation for providing exceptional client service and sophisticated, strategic advice. Our lawyers are at the top of their game.

We value diverse, wide ranging expertise and individuals who bring a fresh perspective. Successful candidates will have an outstanding track record in criminal litigation and/or financial, regulatory and criminal investigations, and will be expected to work closely and collaboratively with the fee-earners and partners of this busy department, and across the firm.

Kingsley Napley has a strong collegiate ethos, and alongside our dedication to professionalism and excellence is a commitment to nurturing an environment in which individuals feel valued and motivated. We look to recruit and retain passionate individuals who share the same values we do.

If you do not see a suitable vacancy but would like to be considered in any event, please submit a speculative application.

All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.


If you would like to discuss making an application or any aspect of our recruitment process, also in confidence, please contact our Recruitment Manager Natalie Slater (

Equal opportunities

Kingsley Napley are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, age, disability, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and religion.