Solicitor - Civil Litigation

Location
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary
£43,779 - £44,787
Posted
03 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Practice area
Civil litigation
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the collaborative Legal Services Department of South Yorkshire and Humberside Police.

SOLICITOR – CIVIL LITIGATION

LOCATION – CARBROOK, SHEFFIELD / PRIORY ROAD, HULL

PERMANENT

HOURS - 37

SALARY - £43,779 - £44,787

This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified solicitor/barrister or FILEX to provide legal advice and representation to the Chief Constable in civil claims involving South Yorkshire Police and Humberside Police.

You will work as part of a talented team, providing a comprehensive range of legal advice and representation to the Chief Constable. The primary focus of this role is to assist the Force Solicitor in the management and conduct of civil claims for malfeasance and Personal Injury and other civil proceedings concerning the Chief Constable.

Accordingly, you must demonstrate strong civil litigation skills and have the necessary flexibility to offer support in the handling of other aspects of policing.

The role will be across both Forces at each Force Headquarters, at Carbrook, Sheffield and Priory Road, Hull.

To apply for this challenging, yet, exciting opportunity, and the chance to join our Legal Services Department, please submit your CV, with a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role applied for in no more than 400 words to: recruiting@southyorks.pnn.police.uk

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 23 July 2019.

Interviews are expected to take place during the w/c 5th August 2019.

If you would like to know more about the role, what it entails and the opportunities it presents, please contact:

Robert Hutton on 07464 983622 or Nasreen Akhtar 0114 252 3112

South Yorkshire & Humberside Police welcome applications from underrepresented communities.  For further information on positive action, please visit the positive action pages:

 

 

http://www.southyorkshire.police.uk/node/22299

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