Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Assistant Legal Advisor

Seapark, Carrickfergus
£36,812 – £40,473
12 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Legal Advisor

Type: Permanent, full-time
Based: Seapark, Carrickfergus
Organisation: The Police Service of Northern Ireland
Salary: £36,812 – £40,473

Job Description:

The Assistant Legal Advisor will be part of the professional legal team and will assist the Senior Legal Advisor in the delivery of a comprehensive range of legal services for the Police Service of Northern Ireland. This will mainly include representing the organisation at legal hearings, provision of legal advice to both officers and staff, and assisting with civil litigation.

You hold a law degree and are qualified as a barrister or solicitor, and capable of becoming entitled to practice in Northern Ireland by the date of appointment. You have at least two years’ post-qualification experience:

• managing litigation cases in the Northern Ireland court system
• providing comprehensive legal advice relating to legislation and legal practices in Northern Ireland
• presenting legal cases at court
• taking part in inquests.

You are computer literate, hold a full, current drivers’ licence that enables you to drive in Northern Ireland, and have access to a form of personal transport that will enable you to meet the full requirements of the role.

To learn more and apply visit: www.psni.police.uk/careers.htm

Closing date: Friday 28th June 2019 at 3pm.

PSNI is committed to being representative of the community we serve and welcomes all applicants interested in a career in policing.