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Experienced Lawyer

Dyfed Powys Police Force
Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
£42,207 - £45,375
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Dyfed-Powys Police is seeking an experienced lawyer in Civil Liability Claims Higher Courts advocacy to join the force’s Legal Services team.

The successful candidate will be representing Dyfed-Powys Police at formal legal proceedings and hearings, including higher court matters, therefore candidates must be either: a qualified barrister; or hold a Solicitor’s Practising Certificate with higher rights of audience.

Here at Dyfed-Powys Police, we pride ourselves on our quality of service, therefore the right candidate should have a solid background in handling legal proceedings, complying with Court directions, analysing evidence, and briefing witnesses for the judicial process.

In the role, you will also be providing legal advice and assistance to Dyfed-Powys Police’s Chief Constable and the associated Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC).

You will join our skilled Legal Services team in offering specialist advice and delivering analysis/interpretation of law to internal and external stakeholders to strengthen effective decision-making, support organisational objectives and enable compliance with our policies.

This position is varied and fast-paced, making it an ideal setting for a confident and enthusiastic lawyer, who has a wholehearted outlook in providing a customer-focussed service. 

How to apply for this role

If you think you have the skills and passion for this role, please click the link to view the full role profile and apply Lawyer - Police Jobs Wales (

All candidates are subject to vetting and medical checks. 





Heddlu Dyfed-Powys Police works to safeguard people living, working, and visiting the counties of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys

We are the largest geographic police service in England and Wales, serving a resident population of over 488,000. This increases significantly between early spring and end of summer every year, with the volume of tourists that arrive to enjoy our lengthy coastline, vast rurality and many villages and county towns. We are proud to be one of the safest areas to live and work in UK, and arguably the most attractive too.

Everyone in our policing family has a key role to play, whether you are behind the scenes or on the front line working together to fulfil our mission of ‘safeguarding our community together’. 


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