Actions Against the Police - Supervisor

6 days left

£50000 - £60000 per annum
21 May 2024
18 Jun 2024
Mia Henderson
Job Title
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners ranked client is in search of a highly skilled and experienced Supervising Solicitor to spearhead our Actions Against the Police Department. The ideal candidate will lead a team of legal professionals, handle a caseload of intricate matters, and offer strategic guidance to clients seeking redress for civil liberties violations, police misconduct, and associated legal concerns.

The Firm:
Our esteemed Legal 500 client is a full-service practice with a nationwide presence recognised for providing high quality legal advice to private and commercial clients. With client care at their core, the Firm comprises specialists with diverse expertise, drawn from top-tier UK firms, ensuring clients receive the highest quality advice. Understanding the intricacies of business, with many team members boasting hands-on experience in multi-million-pound companies, providing invaluable foresight and risk management skills.

What will be expected from you?

  • Substantial experience in handling actions against the police and related legal matters.
  • Demonstrated leadership, team management, and strategic planning skills through proven experience in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
  • Thorough knowledge of civil liberties, human rights law, and the legal framework governing police conduct and accountability.
  • Exceptional analytical, research, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to evaluate complex legal issues and devise effective strategies.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and advocacy skills, enabling effective client representation in various forums.
  • Capability of working independently, managing multiple priorities, and thriving in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Dedication to upholding ethical standards, professionalism, and integrity in all aspects of legal practice.

Is this the opportunity for you?

  • To lead and manage a department of Fee Earners and support staff in actions against the police
  • To oversee complex legal matters, including civil claims, judicial reviews, and appeals related to police misconduct and violations of civil liberties.
  • Offer strategic advice and guidance to clients regarding their legal rights, options, and potential outcomes.
  • Conduct comprehensive legal research, analysis, and case preparation to support client representation.
  • Develop and implement case strategies to achieve favourable outcomes for clients, including negotiation, mediation, and litigation when necessary.
  • Forge and maintain robust relationships with clients, stakeholders, and relevant authorities to facilitate efficient communication and advocacy efforts.
  • To ensure compliance adherence to legal standards, regulations, and ethical guidelines throughout all aspects of case management and client representation.
  • Remain current on developments in pertinent areas of law, precedents, and best practices to augment the department's expertise and capabilities

In exchange the Firm provides a competitive salary and benefits package to include bereavement leave, enhanced maternity leave, health & wellbeing programme, life insurance, private medical insurance, sick pay and a positive and supportive work environment in a team takes pride in internal promotions.

Please contact Mia Henderson for more information, quoting reference number 36690



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