Lawyer - Misconduct & Inquest

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Essential Experience


You must be a qualified, practicing solicitor or barrister and must hold a valid Practicing Certificate for England and Wales, or be a Fellow of CILEx, and in addition be a CILEx Advocate holding all three advocacy certificates.

You will be able to demonstrate experience of advising on a range of complex cases, with a sound knowledge of Misconduct Law and Statutory Guidance, Inquest Law, Equality Act 2010, Human Rights Act 2000 and other relevant legislation. 

 

In addition, you will have advocacy experience within the court system or equivalent and be able to monitor and advise upon any legislative changes and other legal developments affecting the Chief Constables and Police and Crime Commissioners.

 

Furthermore, you will be able to provide resilience for all work conducted for the wider Joint Legal Services in relation to all aspects and functions of its work.

 


Essential Skills


You will have clear and effective written & verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide range of personnel across the two Forces.

 

With capability as an advocate before the Courts/Tribunals, you will have significant knowledge and understanding of police law, the ability to work under pressure, you will excel at meeting tight deadlines and have strong file management skills.

 

You will have excellent analytical skills, first rate drafting skills, and be able to demonstrate sound and balanced judgement with good attention to detail.

 

Being tactically aware, you will be able to evidence prior experience in providing legal advice to senior figures in an organisation, and have a constructive approach to problem solving.

 

You will be able to work autonomously or as part of a team, and be capable of taking on new areas of work with minimal supervision. You will also be able to deal with sensitive and confidential information.


 

Conditions

 

The role is based on 36.5 hours per week, where the post holder will be required to work out of both West Midlands and Staffordshire offices, depending on the demands of the service.

The post holder will be required to travel to locations throughout the Force areas and may be required to work at weekends and on Bank/Public Holidays on occasions.

 

The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate vetting.  


Shortlisting will take place week commencing 27 July -3rd August 2020

Interviews will take place commencing 10th 17th and 24th August 2020


(Note that these dates may be subject to change in light of current circumstances)


Application levels will be reviewed throughout the campaign and may be subject to early closure.

 


West Midlands Police are currently undertaking a long term review of staff pay and conditions.  The grade, pay and other terms of employment are therefore subject to review and may change in the future.


West Midlands Police is a Disability Confident Leader - the highest level an organisation can achieve under the scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions.  As part of our commitment we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme - all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.


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