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To act in the provision of a comprehensive legal service to the Chief Constables, OPCCs and officers and police staff generally of both Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police Forces. This will include the provision of strategic and tactical advice in a wide range of disciplines. In particular to:* Investigate and case-manage complex pre-action and issued civil claims against, and on behalf of, both Forces.* Represent the Chief Constables at Court hearings and Tribunals.* Obtain civil preventative orders such as Civil Injunctions, Closure Orders, Sexual Harm Prevention Orders, and making Proceeds of Crime Act applications.* Advise upon and manage cases involving police misconduct, employment law and coronial law.* Deal with contentious licensing applications including liquor and firearms.* Provide tactical advice and real-time advice on police operations.* Supervise, monitor and assist Paralegals in the provision of general advice to officers and staff on a range of legal issues on a weekly rota.ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES & EXPERIENCE Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal executive/Advisor (FCILEx)Previous experience of handling contentious matters generally.A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of ECHR, Civil Procedure Rules, licensing legislation, criminal law, employment law and a knowledge of the principles of obtaining civil preventative orders (Civil Injunctions, SHPO, FBO).Ability to manage a considerable and diverse caseload providing clear advice.Ability to make applications in court.Experience representing clients in legal hearingsAbility to work in a highly pressurised environment and to be able to offer flexibility and advice within time constraintsStrong emotional resilience Experience managing a team is preferred Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information – please copy and paste the following link in to your browser

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