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Civil solicitor

Employer
Lancashire Constabulary
Location
Lancashire
Salary
£Competitive
Closing date
17 Nov 2021
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Applications are invited for the post of a civil solicitor, within the Legal Services Department Civil, Employment and Misconduct team, based at Hutton Headquarters, to handle a caseload of civil, employment and misconduct matters.

Are you a qualified lawyer who is looking for an exciting new challenge and the opportunity to join make a real difference to the communities of Lancashire? Come and join the legal team at Lancashire Constabulary with a role as our civil lawyer at one of the UK’s largest police forces. It’s a dynamic environment that we operate in so you’ll need be flexible as well as having proven relevant experience of handling a range of pre-action and litigated matters.

Whilst working at Lancashire Constabulary you will be respected and rewarded for doing an amazing job and in times when other employers are looking for numbers and imposing almost impossible targets, we want individuals who maintain a health work life balance. Legal Services is expanding and transforming what we do. We want to provide our in-house clients with a legal service that is technically excellent and achieves outstanding client care. In this role you will be part of the department’s Civil, Employment and Misconduct Team who handle a vast range of interesting, challenging and at times high profile pre-action and litigated civil claims.

The offer from an award-winning employer Lancashire Constabulary prides itself on its wellbeing capability. We have recently won an award for supporting staff with personal resilience by Oscar Kilo - The National Police and Well-being service. This is one of many accolades that we are proud of including being ranked the 12th most inclusive employer in the UK and consistently featuring in the Stonewall Top 100 employers list.

We’re a public sector employer so you’ll enjoy the benefits of contributing to your local community, flexible working and a favorable pension scheme. Our Police Headquarters site is accessible via public transport along with parking facilities on site which are free of charge. We have canteen facilities along with a gym and fitness clubs, there is a great sense of community here at Headquarters.

Legal Services is based at the Police Headquarters - 10 minutes outside of Preston City Centre, and just 15 minutes from the motorway network of the M6/M61.

The purpose of this role is to provide a professional, ethical and cost-effective legal service to the Constabulary and when required, the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Further details of the requirements and duties of the post can be found on the attached Role Profile. If you require additional information about this role please contact Lisa Fletcher on 01772 412790.

Before you complete the online application, we would advise you to read the attached Information and Guidance documents.

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS VACANCY IS WEDNESDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2021 AT 23:55.

INTERVIEWS ARE LIKELY TO BE HELD WEEK COMMENCING 6TH DECEMBER 2021.

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