Deputy Head of Legal Services
Opportunities within Cleveland Police Legal Services
3 Exciting opportunities have arisen to work in house within the Cleveland Police Legal Services Legal Team and also within the wider collaborated Evolve Legal Services with Cleveland, Durham and North Yorkshire Police Forces. We are looking for a Deputy Head of Legal Services and 2 suitably qualified solicitor advocates or barristers.
Deputy Head of Legal Services, pay scale £44,454 - £47,442, Permanent 37 hours per week
We are looking for a suitably qualified solicitor, barrister or Chartered Legal Executive who has particular experience of contract, commercial and property law including drafting contracts, leases and licences. You will work as part of a team providing professional legal advice as required on legal matters. You will also act as ‘Practice Manger’ in relation to casework allocation, workloads of lawyers, assessing risks and ensuring business continuity.
To be successful at this role you must have proven experience of contract, commercial and property law. The role will require flexibility to provide assistance in other areas of police law.
Due to the collaboration all successful candidates will be required to work in the Cleveland, Durham and North Yorkshire Police areas as and when the need arises. Flexibility to travel between forces is essential. Job share will be considered for all posts.
Any candidate who is successful but not offered a role immediately will be placed on a reserve list for 6 months.
The closing date is Wednesday 2 May 2018
The interviews will take place on 10 & 11 May 2018
For information about this role please contact Julia Hatton on 01642 301355
The application can be accessed through the following link: